Micah Lee

  • Director of Information Security
  • The Intercept

Micah Lee is an investigative journalist, computer security engineer, and an open-source software developer who is known for helping secure Edward Snowden's communications while he leaked secret NSA documents. He's the Director of Information Security at The Intercept and an advisor to the transparency collective Distributed Denial of Secrets. He's a former staff technologist for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a co-founder of the Freedom of the Press Foundation. He's also a Tor Project core contributor, and he develops open source security and privacy tools like OnionShare and Dangerzone.

Website: https://theintercept.com/staff/micah-lee/