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Digital Security Helpline

Visualizing the Digital Security Helpline’s recent impact

25 Apr 2024

Here’s how Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline helped more than 3,000 members of civil society stay safe online in 2023.

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Visualizing the Digital Security Helpline’s recent impact
25 Apr 2024
Visualizing the Digital Security Helpline’s recent impact

Stepping down so others can step up

29 Feb 2024

After almost 15 years at the helm, Access Now’s co-founder and Executive Director Brett Solomon is stepping down from the role, making way for a new leader.

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Stepping down so others can step up
29 Feb 2024
Stepping down so others can step up
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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.

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How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
2 Jan 2024
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election

From crisis to conflict, we must defend digital rights when people need them most

29 May 2023

People feel restrictions on digital rights most intensely in situations of crisis, conflict, or disaster. Here’s how we are safeguarding people’s digital rights in times of both war and peace.

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From crisis to conflict, we must defend digital rights when people need them most
29 May 2023
From crisis to conflict, we must defend digital rights when people need them most
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به روز رسانی ایران و خط کمک امنیت دیجیتال

25 Nov 2022

Information on Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline and requests for assistance from Iran.

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به روز رسانی ایران و خط کمک امنیت دیجیتال
25 Nov 2022
به روز رسانی ایران و خط کمک امنیت دیجیتال
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What encryption is, and why Kenyans should keep using it

21 Oct 2022

In this blog, we examine what end-to-end encryption is, how it works, and why Kenyans should keep using it.

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What encryption is, and why Kenyans should keep using it
21 Oct 2022
What encryption is, and why Kenyans should keep using it

Who we hurt when we attack encryption

21 Oct 2021

Encryption is a vital tool for keeping human rights defenders safe from powerful adversaries. Case studies from Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline show how strong encryption makes the world safer for everyone.

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Who we hurt when we attack encryption
21 Oct 2021
Who we hurt when we attack encryption

Four strategies to defend encryption and our human rights

21 Oct 2021

When we fight for encryption, we fight for human rights. It enables us to stay safe online, and communicate privately and freely. Yet governments keep pushing to undermine it, and companies are caving in. Here are four ways encryption advocates can push back.

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Four strategies to defend encryption and our human rights
21 Oct 2021
Four strategies to defend encryption and our human rights
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Online safety resources for Afghanistan’s human rights defenders

17 Aug 2021
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Online safety resources for Afghanistan’s human rights defenders
17 Aug 2021
Online safety resources for Afghanistan’s human rights defenders
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Strengthening civil society’s defenses: what Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline has learned from its first 10,000 cases

9 Jun 2021

Online civic space is under attack, and Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline is a lifeline that crosses time zones and languages to support at-risk groups and individuals from civil society. The 24/7 computer security incident response team has now assisted on more than 10,000 cases affecting activists, journalists, and non-profit organizations. “Strengthening civil society’s defenses: what Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline” shares what we have learned from the first 10,000 cases, identifying key trends, exploring case studies, and offering insight from data on requests for assistance from across the globe.

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Strengthening civil society’s defenses: what Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline has learned from its first 10,000 cases
9 Jun 2021
Strengthening civil society’s defenses: what Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline has learned from its first 10,000 cases