he client was working on behalf of a US-based NGO to distribute material in contested areas of the Middle East / North Africa region.

Members of the client’s team were subject to gruesome public executions by extremist militants.

We conducted an exhaustive assessment of communications security and data exposure. This was functionally a stress test of operational security, data privacy hygiene, and information security awareness in support of the organization’s physical security procedures.

Based on our findings, we advised strategic use of disinformation and improvements to their use of encrypted, anonymous communication and transaction solutions.