We defend and extend the digital rights of users at risk around the world.
- A First Look at Digital Security as of March 2018 (Glossary)
- Protect yourself and your community: Use these digital security tips
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Chayn is an open-source project that leverages technology to empower women against violence and oppression so they can live happier and healthier lives.
The Data Protection Commission (DPC) is the national independent authority responsible for upholding the fundamental right of individuals in the EU to have their personal data protected. The DPC is the Irish supervisory authority for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and also has functions and powers related to other important regulatory frameworks including the Irish ePrivacy Regulations (2011) and the EU Directive known as the Law Enforcement Directive.
Find out if your site needs HTTPS.
Diceware is a method for creating passphrases, passwords, and other cryptographic variables using ordinary dice as a hardware random number generator.
- EFF’s Wordlist for Random Passphrases
- Arnold Reinhold’s word lists
- How to Make a Super-Secure Password Using Dice (EFF)
- EFF Dice-Generated Passphrases (EFF)
- Passphrases That You Can Memorize — But That Even The NSA Can’t Guess (The Intercept)
Raising the standard of trust online.
I used to work for the government. Now I work for the public. President at @FreedomofPress.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world.
European Digital Rights (EDRi) is an association of civil and human rights organisations from across Europe. We defend rights and freedoms in the digital environment.
Human Rights Watch
This game is about the everyday choices you make about your security, and the role encryption plays in those choices. Digital security is always about making compromises and tradeoffs—what do you want to protect, and from whom? You can never be 100 percent secure, but encryption can help reduce your digital security risks.
Freedom of the Press Foundation protects and defends adversarial journalism in the 21st century. We use crowdfunding, digital security, and internet advocacy to support journalists and whistleblowers worldwide.
What’s the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? What does the new regulation mean for you as an individual? What does it mean for you as a company or organisation?
Have you ever wondered why a green lock icon appears on your browser URL bar? And why is it important? We did too, and this comic is for you!
Distilling the world’s data, information & knowledge into beautiful, interesting & useful infographics, visualizations & diagrams.
The Internet Society is a global cause-driven organization governed by a diverse Board of Trustees that is dedicated to ensuring that the Internet stays open, transparent and defined by you.
Mary Meeker – Bond
Dating back to 1995, when Mary was still an equity analyst at Morgan Stanley, the annual report compiles and analyzes data from a wide range of sources, providing insights on the state of the Internet Economy.
A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services.
Updates from LastPass and general security and privacy advice.
National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)
Follow these six simple steps to gain peace of mind and more control over your online security.
I’m a user researcher with the press and at-risk groups. At my day job I lead user research on privacy, security, and identity at Google Chrome. I write about information security for journalists with the Freedom of the Press Foundation.
- Current Digital Security Resources
- Securing Your Digital Life Like a Normal Person
- Your smartphone and you: A handbook to modern mobile maintenance
Mozilla makes browsers, apps, code and tools that put people before profit. Our mission: Keep the internet open and accessible to all.
Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)
The NCSC is making the UK one of the safest places in the world to live and do business online.
Net Alert is an effort to translate new research on privacy and security into clear messages that explain how online threats work and what you can do about them.
A Unique Security Conference.
How securely do they store user passwords & how good are they at letting us know?
Omer van Kloeten, Igal Tabachnik, and Aviem Zur
A website storing a password in plain text means that your password is there, waiting for someone to come and take it. It doesn’t even matter if you’ve created the strongest possible password. It’s just there. Whether it’s someone hacking into their servers, using a simple flaw in their site or even stealing their backups, over 30% of sites store plain text passwords. We’re tired of websites abusing our trust and storing our passwords in plain text, exposing us to danger. Here we put websites we believe to be practicing this to shame.
From intrusive online advertising to state-sponsored surveillance, your privacy is being eroded at an alarming rate. PrivacyHaus provides easy options to make your life more private and secure.
Privacy International is committed to fighting for the right to privacy across the world.
Updates from the ProtonMail team coupled with useful security and privacy advice.
Updates from the folks building ProtonVPN coupled with simple and effective security and privacy advice.
- 12 mistakes that can get your data hacked – and how to avoid them
- How to block online trackers
- What to do if you are the victim of a data breach
- Is public WiFi safe to use?
Lighthearted security advice and banter from 1Password and guests.
Improve the security of your accounts in a few minutes, and a few clicks.
Ranking the most secure and private software tools.
I created this site to enable people to compare many so-called “secure messaging apps”. Likewise, I hope to educate people as to which functionality is required for truly secure messaging.
Tactical Technology Collective and Front Line Defenders
Digital security tools and tactics.
Steve Gibson, the man who coined the term spyware and created the first anti-spyware program, creator of Spinrite and ShieldsUP, discusses the hot topics in security today with Leo Laporte.
The Citizen Lab
Improve your online safety with advice from experts.
Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault
Join computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault as they chat about cybercrime, hacking and online privacy.
Jaclyn Friedman, Anita Sarkeesian and Renee Bracey Sherman
A Guide to Protecting Yourself From Online Harassment.
“I have read and agree to the Terms” is the biggest lie on the web. We aim to fix that.
This is a weekly tl;dr cybersecurity newsletter of all the major stuff you missed, but really need to know. It includes news, good people doing good things, “the corner of shame,” your weekly cyber-cat, and more. It’s sent every Sunday.
Hi, I’m Troy Hunt, I write this blog, create courses for Pluralsight and am a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP who travels the world speaking at events and training technology professionals.
A realtime feed of live data on large-scale blocking, throttling and internet shutdown incidents: Turkey’s digital censorship observatory.
Step-by-step instructions on enabling the free security feature that prevents hackers from accessing your accounts, even if they know your password.
List of websites and whether or not they support 2FA.
Learn about tracking technologies, market structure and data-sharing on the web.
WhyPrivacyMatters.org aims to collect easily understandable reasons why privacy matters in simple language.
The Web Foundation is working for a world where everyone has the same rights and opportunities online.
We were founded by the inventor of the web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who gave the web to the world for free.
We are an independent, international organisation.
Page last updated 7 October 2019
Precisely Private is also available as an eBook and a PDF.