Online Advocacy Training on Human Rights

Information Security & Data Protection

Is the Internet Safe?
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ passwords virus encryption data backup

‡ What is your experience? ‡ Did you ever loose data? ‡ Do you have sensitive data?

Information Security & Data Protection

‡ Passwords
± password generator ± http://www.pctools.com/guides/passwor d/ ± long, complex, yet unique & practical ± regular changes

Information Security & Data Protection

‡ Protect your computers from malware and hackers
± Kaspersky ± Norton Security Scan ± AVG

‡ Beware of Email attachments (.exe .rar .zip .dat)

Information Security & Data Protection

‡ Data backup
± Off-site backups ± Removable devices (USB, CD, DVD, external hard disks) ± Online backups (drop-box, ibackup, rapidshare, delicious)

‡ Data recovery
± Recycle bin ± e.g. Undelete, photorec

Information Security & Data Protection

‡ Censorship: ‡ In which of your countries is internet content censored? ‡ Encryption
± TrueCrypt

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