Michael Carbone

Manager of Security Education

Michael (email:, PGP key ID: 0x63FC4D2684A733B4) is the Manager of Security Education, where he provides advice to civil society groups and human rights defenders to stay digitally secure.In addition to his work at Access Now, Michael supports the development of Qubes OS, a security and privacy-focused operating system.Previously, he interned at the International Reporting Project and the Office of Communications and Information Policy at the US State Department. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Michael studied at the University of Chicago, in China at Capital Normal University, Zhejiang University, and the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies, and completed his master's degree at Johns Hopkins University's School for Advanced International Studies.


Announcing the 2014 Access Facebook Award

Access is pleased to announce the next round of the Access Facebook Award, part of the Access Innovation Prize. The Access Facebook Award seeks innovative projects using the Facebook platform to promote human rights and development, including tools that enhance freedom of speech and expression or improve the economic well-being of disadvantaged groups.

12 December 2013

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