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Publication Date: 2011-09-27
Subtitle: what every student needs to know about online reputation management, digital citizenship, and cyberbullying.
Open source encryption system (Open Whisper Systems) for iPhones and iPads. There are also now Android apps. Encrypts text and voice messages. The website hosts a blog to keep up with latest releases and related issues.
SecureDrop is an open-source whistleblower submission system that media organizations can use to securely accept documents from and communicate with anonymous sources. It was originally created by the late Aaron Swartz and is currently managed by Freedom of the Press Foundation.
EPIC: Electronic Privacy Information Center
Public interest research center in Washington, DC. EPIC was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values in the information age.
General Security / Tracking Prevention
Me and My Shadow
Tactical Tech's project to help you control your data traces, see how you're being tracked, and learn more about the data industry.
Curriculum and event planning site for digital security trainers, resources for the global digital safety training community.
Surveillance Self-Defense (EFF)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's guide to defending yourself and colleagues from surveillance by using secure technology and developing careful practices. Site is chock full of tutorials and briefings geared to diverse situations and constituents--from journalists, researchers, and protesters to LGBT youth, human rights advocates and MAC users!
US - CERT (Computer Readiness Team)
Department of Homeland Security agency that strives for a safer, stronger Internet for all Americans by responding to major incidents, analyzing threats, and exchanging critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners around the world. Site full of resources and strategies for managing your safety and privacy online.
CPJ Journalist Security Guide: Technology Security
Tips for journalists from the Committee to Protect Journalists on protecting communications, data storage in remote places, defending data, among other issues.
Freedom of the Press Foundation / Protect Yourself
How-to guides and resources for protecting your privacy in the age of mass surveillance: E-mail Security Tips, What to Do If Your Phone is Seized by Police, Three Types of Passphrases, Mobile Security Prevention Tips, Rapid Responses for Compromised Phones.
Digital security tips for journalists: Protecting your sources and yourself.
Web Annonymity/Investigation Skills
Open Source Intelligence Techniques by
Publication Date: 2016-04-29
Fifth Edition sheds new light on open source intelligence collection and analysis. Author Michael Bazzell is respected in government circles for his ability to locate personal information about any target through Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). In this book, he shares his methods in great detail. Each step of his process is explained throughout sixteen chapters of specialized websites, application programming interfaces, and software solutions...his book will serve as a reference guide for anyone that is responsible for the collection of online content.
Hiding from the Internet by
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
New 2016 Third Edition. Take control of your privacy by removing your personal information from the internet. Author exposes the resources that broadcast your personal details to public view. He has researched each source and identifies the best method to have your private details removed from the databases that store profiles on all of us.