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Washington, D.C.
Deputy Editor, Passcode — Christian Science Monitor
Covers:  national security, foreign policy, foreign aid, war, congress, drones, counterterrorism, intelligence, cybersecurity, defense industry, export control

Deputy editor of @CSMPasscode, covering security & privacy in the digital age. csmpasscode.com. Former @NationalJournal nat'l security correspondent

Sara Sorcher's Biography

Sara Sorcher is the deputy editor of a forthcoming cybersecurity and technology section at the Christian Science Monitor. Previously, she was National Journal's national security correspondent. Her work at the magazine from 2013 won the National Press Club's Michael Dornheim award. Before joining the newsroom in September 2010, Sorcher worked as a freelance journalist in Israel. Her print and video packages have been featured with major outlets including ...

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National Press Club Award

2014 - Michael A. Dornheim award for defense reporting
From the judges: “Sara’s work explored defense procurement, civil applications of unmanned aerial vehicles, federal budgeting and congressional oversight. Sara combine dogged reporting and deft writing to produce stories that explained the sweeping political and economic forces affecting defense and aerospace – but also with an eye for the perfect illustrative detail.”

What was your first job as a journalist?

During college, I was an intern with ABC News 20/20 & Primetime in NYC.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

E-mail.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter for news, Facebook for sharing.

Nicole Wong on how big data could change the way we live

passcode.csmonitor.com — After working as a senior legal executive at Twitter and Google, Wong came to the White House in June 2013. It was a critical time. Edward Snowden's leaks about government surveillance had thrust online privacy into the forefront, and in the wake of public backlash, Wong helped to author a highly anticipated report on how the massive collection of personal data online could affect the way people live and work.

Nicole Wong on how big data could change the way we live

csmonitor.com — This is an excerpt of a story from Passcode, the Monitor's forthcoming section on security and privacy. Read the full article here. Nicole Wong is a founding columnist for Passcode, the Christian Science Monitor's soon-to-launch section about security and privacy in the digital age.

Nicole Wong on how big data could change the way we live

passcode.csmonitor.com — After working as a senior legal executive at Twitter and Google, Wong came to the White House in June 2013. It was a critical time. Edward Snowden's leaks about government surveillance had thrust online privacy into the forefront, and in the wake of public backlash, Wong helped to author a highly anticipated report on how the massive collection of personal data online could affect the way people live and work.

Nicole Wong on how big data could change the way we live

csmonitor.com — This is an excerpt of a story from Passcode, the Monitor's forthcoming section on security and privacy. Read the full article here. Nicole Wong is a founding columnist for Passcode, the Christian Science Monitor's soon-to-launch section about security and privacy in the digital age.

Experts: Secure the Internet of Things, but don't let privacy 'hysteria' limit benefits (+video)

csmonitor.com — Passcode partnered with the Center for Data Innovation for an event in Washington. Here are some key takeaways. Thanks to the so-called Internet of Things, you can turn on an air conditioner with an app, count calories with a smartwatch, and track your baby's temperature through sensors knitted into onesies.

We're launching a new section on security and privacy. Here's why.

csmonitor.com — Passcode, the Monitor's new section on security and privacy, is gearing up our January launch. We will debut at a critical time. As news about security risks and digital snooping comes in torrents, there's a growing need for investigative, thoughtful, and explanatory coverage of the developments shaping our hyper-connected world.

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Twitterbot

passcode.csmonitor.com — It was one of my first few days on the cybersecurity beat, and I was on the phone with a potential source in one of the military's online warfare units. He asked me to tell him about my background because he didn't Google me before our conversation.

How to recover a stolen Twitter ID from Russian-speaking Bruce Willis impostor

csmonitor.com — This is an excerpt of a story from Passcode, the Monitor's forthcoming section on security and privacy. Read the full article here. It was one of my first few days on the cybersecurity beat, and I was on the phone with a potential source in one of the military's online warfare units.

CSM: Why We’re Launching a Site on Security and Privacy in the Digital Age

warontherocks.com — The Christian Science Monitor is launching Passcode, a section covering online security and privacy, to explore the toughest questions and most pressing issues of the digital age. The rapid advance of the Internet and computing power has brought about tremendous opportunity and countless benefits.

White House cyber czar: To stay secure, kill the password - but keep data within reach of police (+video)

csmonitor.com — White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel spoke with The Christian Science Monitor's Passcode about training the next generation of cybersecurity workers, new ways to protect your personal devices, and how his job coordinating government and industry can be like herding cats.
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Dec 21, 2014

RT @Jason_Healey: China must not come away convinced Sony hack is valid future tactic. Convince them now to help rein in Norks, goo.gl/u1GeKM

Dec 20, 2014

#SonyHack watchers, @CSMPasscode is new section on security & privacy online. Launching in Feb. Good time to sign up: csmpasscode.com

Dec 20, 2014

What is a “proportional” US response to the #Sony hack? @Jason_Healey: Obama should focus on China, not #NorthKorea csmonitor.com/World/Passcode…

Dec 19, 2014

RT @cnnadam: BREAKING: The White House has been presented options for responding to the cyber attack for the president to consider - @evanperez



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