How SecureDrop Works 101

When people first learn of the SecureDrop architecture, it can seem quite complicated. When explaining SecureDrop to people for the first time, it’s useful to have a cartoon view providing a broad overview before digging into further technical details (in my experience this is true of any sufficiently technical concept/system). After noticing this confusion from users, I made this quick one-minute video to distill the most important points for the source and journalist workflows: