Digital Security Exchange


Blog posts, reports, resources, and more: This is where to find it all.

by: Josh | November 09, 2018

Launching the DSXpress

This week we launched a new newsletter – we’re calling it the “DSXpress” – for organizations, experts, trainers, and advisors who have worked with the DSX in some capacity over the last couple of years. It provides a high-level overview of U.S.-specific and global digital s...

by: Josh | July 18, 2018

Case studies: Who has the DSX has been working with?

From the moment we first embarked on the DSX project, in early 2017, through today, we’ve used an agile-like method of understanding the needs of organizations, providers, and communities we are working with. In part, that means an incremental and deliberate approach to use...

by: Josh | May 17, 2018

Efail: Should you stop using PGP encryption?

Update, July 2018: If you’re using Thunderbird and the Enigmail plugin to encrypt your email, the EFF says it’s safe to turn PGP encryption back on. If you’re using Apple ...

by: Josh | April 24, 2018

Tackling digital security across civil society

Almost every organization we talk to tells us that while the need for greater digital security is clear – one look at the headlines on any given day will tell you that – resources and funding support for such work continue to be scarce.

This is why I and Katie Gillu...

by: Josh | March 20, 2018

Welcome to the DSX

After a full year of concept design, community mapping, feedback generation, and technical development, we’re thrilled to officially launch the Digital Security Exchange.

I started work on the concept that became DSX on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – the day after Do...

by: Josh | March 20, 2018

TL;DR: Our Approach to Security and Vetting

The Digital Security Exchange is focused on supporting U.S. organizations and individuals, though we coordinate with global networks to provide support to organizations and individuals around the world.

We rely on human-powered vetting and endorsement policies, we e...

by: Debbie | March 20, 2018

On Trust

When we set out to put together civil society organizations and digital security experts, one of the core features for us was trust – how do we gain, strengthen, and keep the trust of all the partners? And more importantly, how to verbalize what is, for many, an instinctual...