Defend for Defenders

Easy access to reliable digital security resources for activists

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About this site

Criteria for material inclusion

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Material selection process

The materials included in this website are all reviewed, assigned into categories and tagged according to topic by digital security professionals in OCF.

How do we ensure the linked materials are up to date?

We will display the dates that the materials are last reviewed. We will also check the materials regularly, and remove any out-of-date materials in our database.

The materials we include in this website are published by:

  • Tactical Technology Collective
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Other

About this project

CSCS Resource Portal is an aggregator for Digital Security training materials that is categorized according to topic, form and difficulty, to allow activists to easily search for materials that suit their needs.

This website is created by Open Culture Foundation (OCF), under the Civil Society Cyber Shield project. OCF is a non-profit registered in Taiwan aimed to advocate the use of open technologies in broader sectors, including open source software, open hardware, and open data. The Civil Society Cyber Shield project is funded by Taiwan Foudation for Democracy.