Looks like a good list of steps that people should begin adopting as best practices. Index | Surveillance Self-Defense All digital tools, whether they are hardware or software, should be secure. That is, they should protect you from surveillance, and stop your device from being controlled by others. Sadly, this is currently not the case. For many digital activities, you may end up needing dedicated programs or equipment intended to provide specific security features. Examples we use in this guide include software that allows you to encrypt your messages or files, like PGP. But given the large number of companies and websites offering secure programs or hardware, how do you choose the one that's right for you? OVERVIEWS Choosing Your Tools An Introduction to Threat Modeling Creating Strong Passwords Keeping Your Data Safe Seven Steps To Digital Security What Is Encryption? TUTORIALS How to: Use KeePassX How to: Use PGP for Linux How to: Circumvent Online Censorship How to: Delete your Data Securely on Linux How to: Delete Your Data Securely on Mac OS X How to: Delete Your Data Securely on Windows How to: Encrypt Your iPhone How to: Encrypt Your Windows Device How to: Install and Use ChatSecure How to: Use OTR for Mac How to: Use OTR for Windows How to: Use PGP for Mac OS X How to: Use PGP for Windows How to: Use RedPhone (Android) How to: Use Signal – Private Messenger How to: Use TextSecure (Android) How to: Use Tor for Windows How to: Use Tor on Mac OS X BRIEFINGS Protecting Yourself on Social Networks The Problem with Mobile Phones An Introduction to Public Key Cryptography and PGP Attending Protests (International) Attending Protests (United States) Choosing the VPN That's Right for You Communicating with Others How Do I Protect Myself Against Malware? Key Verification Things to Consider When Crossing the US Border How to: Use OTR on Linux PLAYLISTS LGBTQ Youth Want a security starter pack? Journalist on the move? Mac user? Journalism student? Online security veteran? Activist or protester? Human rights defender?