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Resources

Access Now’s team of policy experts, advocates, and technologists are finding solutions to help everyone protect themselves from digital threats and defend human rights. Check out our guides, tools, and other resources for human rights defenders, everyday users, companies, policymakers, and more.

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Resources for individuals

Access Now and our Digital Security Helpline are here to support you in exercising your rights. Explore our library of guides to help protect yourself and your community.

STOP Methodology KeepItOn 2023
Internet Shutdowns

Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 

15 May 2024

Learn about STOP, our methodology for tracking internet shutdowns around the world.

Guide
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
15 May 2024
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
Manual Del Pequeñx Vigilado Header
Data Protection

Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx

25 Mar 2024

El Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx es una guía para ayudarte a navegar el sistema judicial en caso de sufrir una detención errónea por sistemas biométricos.

Guide
Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx
25 Mar 2024
Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx
UN Cybercrime Treaty: FAQ on necessary reforms
Cybersecurity

UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms

25 Jan 2024

What is the UN cybercrime convention, what’s wrong with its current draft, and how can you engage with it? Read our FAQ to know.

Guide
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
25 Jan 2024
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
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Digital Security

How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election

2 Jan 2024

The 2024 Bangladesh election takes place on 7 January. Against a backdrop of myriad threats to digital freedoms and human rights online, we’re created a guide to help journalists, activists, and voters stay safe during the election period.

Guide
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
2 Jan 2024
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security

Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  

26 Oct 2023

La presente guía de consejos sobre resiliencia digital elaborada por Access Now y SMEX fue diseñada para brindarles apoyo contra las amenazas denunciadas.

Guide
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
26 Oct 2023
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security

Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  

24 Oct 2023

This digital resilience tipsheet compiled by Access Now and SMEX is designed to support you in defending against reported threats.

Guide
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
24 Oct 2023
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
Digital Identity Toolkit
Digital Identity Systems

The digital identity toolkit

8 Oct 2023

Developed by Access Now, this toolkit helps build the lexicon and framework around digital ID issues to facilitate a human rights approach.

Guide
The digital identity toolkit
8 Oct 2023
The digital identity toolkit
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns

Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya

31 Jul 2023
Guide
Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya
31 Jul 2023
Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya

Resources for decisionmakers

Access Now’s team of experts provide policymakers, companies, investors, and other decisionmakers targeted and practical guidance for developing policies and practices that uphold human rights.

STOP Methodology KeepItOn 2023
Internet Shutdowns

Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 

15 May 2024

Learn about STOP, our methodology for tracking internet shutdowns around the world.

Guide
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
15 May 2024
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
Manual Del Pequeñx Vigilado Header
Data Protection

Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx

25 Mar 2024

El Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx es una guía para ayudarte a navegar el sistema judicial en caso de sufrir una detención errónea por sistemas biométricos.

Guide
Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx
25 Mar 2024
Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx
UN Cybercrime Treaty: FAQ on necessary reforms
Cybersecurity

UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms

25 Jan 2024

What is the UN cybercrime convention, what’s wrong with its current draft, and how can you engage with it? Read our FAQ to know.

Guide
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
25 Jan 2024
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
Bangladesh flag
Digital Security

How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election

2 Jan 2024

The 2024 Bangladesh election takes place on 7 January. Against a backdrop of myriad threats to digital freedoms and human rights online, we’re created a guide to help journalists, activists, and voters stay safe during the election period.

Guide
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
2 Jan 2024
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security

Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  

26 Oct 2023

La presente guía de consejos sobre resiliencia digital elaborada por Access Now y SMEX fue diseñada para brindarles apoyo contra las amenazas denunciadas.

Guide
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
26 Oct 2023
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security

Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  

24 Oct 2023

This digital resilience tipsheet compiled by Access Now and SMEX is designed to support you in defending against reported threats.

Guide
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
24 Oct 2023
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
Digital Identity Toolkit
Digital Identity Systems

The digital identity toolkit

8 Oct 2023

Developed by Access Now, this toolkit helps build the lexicon and framework around digital ID issues to facilitate a human rights approach.

Guide
The digital identity toolkit
8 Oct 2023
The digital identity toolkit
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns

Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya

31 Jul 2023
Guide
Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya
31 Jul 2023
Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya

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