Tools & Guides


We maintain a database of helpful tools, guides and resources that you can use to protect yourself online. Please note that some of these will link to external websites and other organisations.

  • Access Now Digital Security Helpline documents
  • Crowd-Sourced Intelligence Agency
  • Data Detox Kit
  • De-google-ify Internet
  • Digital rights resources for children and young people
  • Digital security basics for campaigners
  • Digital security for journalists
  • DIY Cybersecurity for Domestic Violence
  • Feminist perspectives on cyber security
  • Helping survivors of domestic abuse: What to do when you find stalkerware
  • How to set up encrypted email - Mac
  • How to set up encrypted email - Windows
  • Me and My Shadow
  • Online safety guide for parents
  • Password Managers
  • Privacy Tools
  • Protecting Yourself From Mandatory Data Retention
  • Pusheen teaches internet safety
  • Security in-a-Box
  • Security Planner
  • Spot the surveillance
  • Surveillance Self-Defense
  • Surveillance Self-Defense Checklist
  • A crowd using smartphones
    The Government Covid-19 Contact Tracing Smartphone App
  • The Guardian Project
  • The not-crazy person's guide to online privacy
  • The Paranoid Conspiracy-Theorist’s Guide To Online Privacy & Security
  • Tools for More Secure Activism
  • Understanding the Cambridge Analytica data breach
  • Understanding VPNs
  • Using PGP
  • VPN comparison chart
  • WhatsApp uses for campaigning
  • XYZ - digital security from a gender perspective