Seamus Tuohy

Director, Information Security, Human Rights Watch

Seamus Tuohy is the Director of Information Security at HRW. He leads the organization’s information security work. He was previously the principal consultant at Prudent Innovation LLC where he provided technical and security guidance, development, research, and programmatic support to organizations working in complex or hostile environments. He has worked with Human Rights defenders, Civil Society, donors, and International NGOs around the globe to assess, address, and adaptively manage risks in their work. He is also one of the chief architects of "The Security Auditing Framework and Evaluation Template for Advocacy Groups" (SAFETAG), which adapts traditional risk assessment methodologies to be relevant to low-resourced non-profit organizations based or operating in the developing world.