(These resources were originally assembled for a presentation I gave at Swarthmore College on February 21, 2017 and were updated for a second presentation on April 4, 2017.) Resources for Security Security in-a-Box – a guide to digital security for activists and human rights defenders https://securityinabox.org/ A DIY Guide to Feminist Cybersecurity https://hackblossom.org/cybersecurity/ Surveillance Self-Defense… Read more Defense Against the Dark Arts: Digital Security for Activists and Human Rights Defenders
These resources were mentioned in a presentation on Staying Safe Online that I delivered at the Swarthmore Public Library. General resources Stay Safe Online (National Cyber Security Alliance) https://staysafeonline.org/ How to Manage Your Social Media Privacy Settings (IDWise) https://identity.utexas.edu/everyone/how-to-manage-your-social-media-privacy-settings Identity Protection Resources for Everyone (IDWise) https://identity.utexas.edu/everyone Software Signal Messaging App (Open Whisper Systems) https://whispersystems.org/ Password managers http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/quick-guide-to-password-manager-apps/… Read more Staying Safe Online
People who are not part of the libraries and archives world often ask us about digitizing things, as though all it entails is putting some documents on a scanner and clicking the scan button. I wanted to have a list of considerations for people outside of the profession so that they could think about whether… Read more Considerations for planning a digitization project
In recent conversation with a few archivists, they mentioned they were not familiar with RFPs. It wasn’t something I learned about during graduate school either. I learned about them during my DAS courses through SAA, although I can’t recall off hand which course it was in.1 An RFP is a Request for Proposal. Essentially, it… Read more New to RFPs?
To Whom It May Concern: I am a fan of Open Source projects. I strongly support all Open Culture, particularly in Libraries, Archives, and Museums (LAMs). However, I must bring something to your attention. All too often, I read announcements of some new open source software that is perfect for “institutions of all sizes”. Your… Read more An Open Letter to Open Source projects for LAMs