Privacy Resources 2017

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12VPN – Unblock Websites and Improve Privacy

Accountable – Secure, Cloud-Based HIPAA Compliance Management Platform

Adeona – Open Source System for Tracking Location of Lost or Stolen Laptops

A Guide for Guarding Personal Information in the Workplace

A Model Regime of Privacy Protection by Daniel J. Solove and Chris Jay Hoofnagle

Aniscartujo VPN

Anonyme – Anonymous Blogs

Anonymish Apps from Product Hunt

Anonymity 4 Proxy

Anonymity and Privacy On the Internet

Anonymizer – Anonymous Web Surfing, Anti Spyware, Anonymous Proxy, & Identity Protection

Anonymous Email

Anonymous Remailer FAQ – Email Privacy FAQ

Anonymous Voting System

An Overview of Steganography for the Computer Forensics Examiner by Gary C. Kessler

AntiOnline – Maximum Security for a Connected World

Anti-Phishing Working Group

AntiProxy Privacy Policy

APAS Anonymous Remailer Use [FAQ 1/8]: Overview

AT&T Privacy Bird

A Taxonomy of Privacy by Daniel J. Solove

AxCrypt File Encryption Software – Free Personal Privacy and Security for Windows

Basic Cryptanalysis

Bitmessage – P2P Communication Protocol To Send Encrypted Messages

BlackPhone – A Foundation Built for Privacy Including PrivatOS and Silent Space

Boxcryptor – Highest Security for Your Files In the Cloud

Burn Note – One View Then Deleted

Call-Safely – Protect Your Privacy and Call Safely

Cato Networks – Network Security As a Service


ccrypt – Secure Encryption and Decryption of Files and Streams

Certainsafe – Be Certain and Safe

CertainStore™ – TransCertain’s™ Patent Pending Secure Storage System – Private Chat On the Web

ChatGrape – Communicate Efficiently

Cloak – Incognito Mode for Real Life

Cloakmy – Secure Messages

CloudFogger – Secure File Encryption for Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive and Others

CloudSafe – Safe Harbor for Sensitive Data

Cluster – Private Spaces For You and Your Friends – Complete Online Guide to Internet Privacy, Anonymity and Security

Collusion – Discover Who Is Tracking You Online

Conceptualizing Privacy by Daniel J. Solove

Confide – Your Off-The_Record Messenger

Contactify – Private Contact Form

COTSE-Privacy Resources – Privacy Watch

COWL: A Confinement System for the Web

Creating an Online Privacy Policy

Cryptocat – Open Source Encrypted Private Alternative To Other Chat Services

Cryptography and Security

CryptoHeaven – Secure and Anonymous eMail, Online Storage and File Sharing

CryptoHippie – Protect Individuality and Privacy On the Internet With Encryption and Anonymity

Crypton – Framework for Building Cryptographically Secure Cloud Applications

Crystal Security

Cyber Dust                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

CyberGhost – One of the World’s Most Trusted and Secure Virtual Private Networks

Cybersecurity Curriculum Resources

Darik’s Boot and Nuke (Hard Drive Disk Wipe)

DataLocker – The Convenience of Anywhere Data Access Without the Security Compromises

Decing – Decisions Through Secret and Private Votes

DemocraKey – Portable Privacy Suite

Detectify – SaaS Based Website Security Scanner

Digital Shadows – Cyber Threat Intelligence

Disconnect Search – Search Privately

DNS Stuff

docTrackr – Keep In Control of Your Digital Documents

Documentation of Internet Filtering Worldwide by Jonathan Zittrain and Benjamin Edelman

Do Not Track Me

DudMail – Disposable eMail Addresses for the Masses

Economic Crime Investigation Institute

EEXCESS – Enhancing Europe’s eXchange in Cultural Educational and Scientific reSources

EFF – Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF Releases – Protect Yourself From Electronic Spying with “Surveillance Self-Defense

Electronic Privacy Information Center

eMail Privacy

EMC Privacy Index – Measures Willingness to Trade Privacy for Greater Convenience

EncryptFree – Free Encryption For Everyone

Encryptr – Free Open Source Password Manager and eWallet – Zero-Knowledge, Cloud-Based and Private – Send Encrypted Messages By One Click

End-To-End – Encrypy, Decrypt, Dogital Sign and Verify Signed Messages

Enigma Project – A Decentralized Computation Network With Guaranteed Privacy

Epic Browser – What You Browse and Search Should Always Be Private

EPIC Online Guide to Practical Privacy Tools

EPIC Online Guide to Privacy Resources

Eraser – Advanced Security Tool Remove Sensitive Data From Your Hard Drive

EULAlyzer – Analyze License Agreements for Interesting Words and Phrases

EveryCloud – Spam Filtering and Email Archiving

Everykey – The Master Key To Your Phone, Laptop, Website, Accounts and More – For Whistleblowing, Journalism and Democracy VPN – Surf the Web Anonymously and Protect Your Data – Generates Random Fake Names, Addresses, Usernames, Passwords and eMail Address

Figure 1 – Free, Safe Photo Sharing for Healthcare Professionals

FindNot – Anonymous Surfing, Anonymous Email & Anonymous Internet

Firefox Hello

FreedomPop – Communicate Securely and Anonymously

Free File Shredder 4.1.2

FreeOTFE – Free Open Source On the Fly Transparent Disk Encryption Program

Free Public Proxy Servers List: WWW, FTP, IRC, SOCKS, TELNET, WINGATE

FRONTLINE: United States of Secrets

Frost – Freenet Client Providing Newsgroup-Like Private Encrypted Messages

Genetic Privacy

GlassWire – Network Security Monitor and Firewall Tool

Glitchi – Share Privately Messaging App That Protects You From Getting Hacked

Global Internet Freedom Consortium – Inform, Connect and Empower the People

Global Privacy Resources

Global Voices Online

GnuPG (The GNU Privacy Guard)

Guardster – Your Privacy Headquarters

Guerrilla Mail – Disposable Temporary eMail Address

Guide To Privacy Resources 2016

HackNotifier – Protect Yourself From Hackers

Health Privacy Project

Hide My Ass – Free Web Proxy

Hide The IP – Hide IP Anonymous Surfing Software

Hiding Your IP Address, Anonymous Internet Surfing HOWTO

HotspotShield – Internet Privacy and WiFi Security Wherever You Are

HOWTO ByPass Internet Censorship

How to Blog Safely (About Work or Anything Else)

How To Encrypt (almost) Anything Article

How To Encrypt and Protect Your eMail by Paul Bischoff

How To Navigate the Internet Around PRISM                                                                                                                                                             

HTTPS-Only Standard

Hulbee – Intelligent Answer Engine

Hushed – Your Private Phone App

Hushmail Free Encrypted Web-mail, IM and Documents

I2P Anonymous Network

IBM Privacy Practices on the Internet

IDzap & IDseal — Secure Anonymous Web Browsing and Secure Email Service

Incapsula – CDN, DDoS protection, Load Balancing

Information Privacy Law Textbook

Information Valet Project

International Alliance – Anonymous Professionals Offering Privacy Services

International Association of Privacy Professionals

International Privacy Law Library

Internet Hoaxes

Internet Privacy and eMail Security

Internet Privacy and Security Resources


IPsec – Internet Protocol Security

iSecureDocument – Send Documents To Anyone Secure and Safe

Iubenda – Privacy Policy Generator

IVPN – Protect Your Online Privacy From Anywhere

Ixquick Search Engine – Protects Your Privacy

iZSearch – More Privacy and Less Ads

JAP — Anonymity & Privacy

JASYPT – JAva Simplified EncrYPTion

JotOnce – Password Protected, Shareable Notes

JUMPTO – Trusted Name In Online Security and Identity Protection Solutions

Laverna – Note Taking Application With Privacy

Kaboom Share Messages and Photos That Disappear On Any Social Network

LastPass …

Let’s Encrypt – Free, Automated and Open New Certificate Authority

Lockbin – Free Service for Sending Private Secure eMail Messages

Locked Up Mail – The World’s Most Secure eMail

Lockify – Securely Send Private Information To Anyone

Lunar Messaging – Keeping you and Your Messages Safe

MailDrop – Save Your Inbox From Spam

Mailinator – Instant and Temporary Spam Free eMail Address – Browse the Internet in a Revolutionary Way

MailTo Encoder – Encode Your eMail Address To Prevent SPAM

Mailvelope – OpenPGP Encryption for Webmail

Mario’s Brief Report About Your Internet Access Connection

Markle Foundation – Addressing Crticial Public Needs in the Information Age

Martus – The Global Social Justice Monitoring System

Mega – The Privacy Company                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Melt Mail – Your Temporary eMail Forwarding

Mermur – Anonymous Text Messages

MetroPipe – Anonymous Internet Services and Privacy Weblog                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

MiniGroup – Instant Private Groups for Work or Fun


Moving, Securing and Storing Your Data

Muffin – WWW Filtering System

M u t e M a i l – Secure and Anonymous eMail System – Temporary and Anonymous eMail

Neil’s Security and Privacy Resources

Notedip – Private Secure Self Destructing Messages

NoteShred – Send Encrypted, Password Protected Notes That Automatically Shred After Reading

Novo Ordo – eMail Privacy

Off-the-Record (OTR)Messaging

Omlet – Open Messaging Platform

Onion Browser – An Open-Source Privacy Enhancing Web Browser for iOS

OnionShare – Securely and Anonymously Share a File of Any Size

Online Information Sellers: How to Opt Out

Online Privacy Alliance

On the Identity Trail: Understanding the Importance and Impact of Anonymity and Authentication in a Networked Society

Open Directory – Computers: Internet: E-mail: Anonymous Mailers

OpenNet Initiative

OpenPrivacy Initiative

OpenPuff – Professional Steganography Tool

OpenScape – Secure Web Collaboration

Open Security Foundation

Open Society Institute

Operation Encrypt Everything (OpE^2)

Orbot – Proxy with Tor

Panopticlick – How Unique and Trackable Is Your Browser Test

PaperKarma™ – Kill Unwanted Mail, Not Trees

ParanoidPaul – Track Changes to Privacy Policies, Terms, Conditions and User Agreements

PassPack – Free Anonymous Online Password Manager

Password Live – No More Forgotten Passwords

Password Safe

PasteVault – Text To Encrypt and Expire – Encrypted In Your Browser, Not On the Server

Patient’s Guide to HIPAA – How to Use the Law to Guard your Health Privacy

Patient Privacy Rights

PauBox – Encrypted eMail and File Sharing

PhoneDynamo – Accept Calls Anonymously Without Revealing Your Phone Number

PirateBox – DIY Anonymous Offline File-Sharing and Communications System

PirateBrowser – No More Censorship

Places – Privacy for the Masses

Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) Project

Ponemon Institute

Populr – Create and Share Secure, Trackable WebPages

PORTIA – Privacy, Obligations, and Rights in Technologies of Information Assessment

Pretty Good Privacy(PGP)                                                                                                                          

Privacy.IO – Privacy Tool Website for Anonymity

Privacy Agent – Reduce Your Digital Footprint

Privacy Analysis of your Internet Connection

Privacy Badger – Blocks Spying Ads and Invisible Trackers

Privacy Eraser – Clean Your Tracks and Protect Your Privacy                                                                                                                                                                         

Privacy Forum

Privacy Icons

Privacy International (PI)

Privacy Palette

Privacy Policy Generator for Websites and Apps                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse – Privacy Links

Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data

Private Eye – See Who Is Tracking You Online

Privately – Swiss Privacy and Data Protection Solutions – Empowers Internet Users To Keep Their Personal Data Private


Privnote – Send Notes That Will Self Destruct After Being Read

Privoxy – Free Software Privacy Enhancement

Project Tox – Secure Messaging For Everyone

ProtonMail – Securing Privacy Rights for Everyone

Proxify® – Anonymous Proxy Protects Your Online Privacy Without Installing Software

Proxy Sites Listing from Tech FAQ

Publius Censorship Resistant Publishing System

Qubes OS – A Reasonably Secure Operating System

reCAPTCHA Mailhide

Reconstructing Electronic Surveillance Law by Daniel J. Solove

Reppler – Manage Your Online Image Across Social Networks

Reputation Defender

Retroshare – Comunicate Secure with Friends


Ricochet – Anonymous and Serverless Instant Messaging That Just Works

rumr – Anonymous Messaging With People You Know

SafeGov – Promoting Trusted and Responsible Cloud Computing for Government

SafeSlinger – Secure Messages Easy


Saydoc – Share, Track, and eSign Your Sales Documents

Scrambls – Take Personal Control Over Your Files and Posts Anywhere On the Web

ScramPhoto – Safer Photo Sharing

ScrapeShield – Monitor and Track Misuse of Your Content

SecretInk – Create a Message That Automatically Self-Destructs After Reading

Secretly Meet – A Line for Your Private Encounters

Secret – Speak Freely

Secured URL

Secure Messaging /Secure File Comments

Secure NNTP – Anonymous Web Surfing and Secure Tunneling

Secure Virtual Data Room

Security Resources Internet MiniGuide by Marcus P. Zillman

Seecrypt – Privacy Smartphone App for Secure Voice Calls and Text Messages

Send Files Securely – Send and Receive Files Securely, Encrypted In Your Browser

ShareFileVDR – Secure Virtual Data Room

Sharing, Privacy and Trust in Our Networked World

SharpMail – Anonymous eMail and SMS – Private, Sharable P2P Cloud Designed For Sharing Sensitive Data

SimplySecure – Usably Secure Technologies

SlyDial – Connects You Directly to Someone’s Mobile Voicemail

Sneakemail – the Anonymizer Anti Spam Service and Spam Filter

Sociosecure – Protecting Company Information and Employee Privacy

SoftPerfect WiFi Guard

Somebody Proxy Servers and Anonymizer

Sookasa – Protect Files Across Cloud Services and Mobile Devices

Speakle – Speak Your Mind Anonymously

Special Key – Free Online Message Encryption

SpiderOak – 100% Private Online Backup, Sync and Sharing

Spikes – Security and Performance Without Sacrificing Convenience

Sqrrl Security – Cell-Level Security for Big Data

SquiggleSR – Privacy for Users of Search Engines

StartMail – Take Back Your eMail Privacy

Stay Invisible – An Internet Anonymity Test

SurfEasy – Online Privacy

Surf In Stealth

Switzerland Network Testing Tool

Tails – Amnesic Incognito Live System – Privacy for Anyone Anywhere – Do Phone Numbers Say Enough About You

Teen Internet Safety Guide

Telegram – SMS on Steroids

Tenebril GhostSurf

Terbium Labs – Matchlight Proactive Security In an Insecure World

Terms of Service – Didn’t Read

TextPort – Free Online Texting

TextSecure Private SMS/MMS

The Anonymous Email Website

The Best VPN Services

The Digital Journalist’s Legal Guide

The Freenet Project

The Good To Know Campaign from Google

The National Security Archive

The New Yorker Strongbox

The Origins and Growth of Information Privacy Law by Daniel J. Solove

The Privacy Page

The Privacy Place – An Academic Privacy Research Center

The SSD Project – EFF Surveillance Self-Defense Project

The Surveillance-Industrial Complex – ACLU Report

The Ultimate Guide To Online Privacy

The Ultimate Privacy Guide

The World Wide Web & Internet Privacy

ThreatPost – Independent News Site for IT and Business Security

Threema – Seriously Secure Mobile Messaging

Tickle – Escape an Awkward Encounter

TigerText – Secure Mobile Messaging

TinyCert – Simple, Free, PKI-as-a-Service

TOR2Web – Tor Hidden Services Gateway

TOR: An Anonymous Internet Communication System

Tor Browser Bundle

TorChat – Peer to Peer Anonymous Instant Messenger

TOR For Newbies – When Should You Use It?

Tor Project

Tor Stack Exchange

TOX – A New Kind of Secure Instant Messaging

TrackDuck – Visual Feedback for Web Design and Development


Transactions on Data Privacy (TDP)

Transcertain – Secure and Private File Sharing and Messaging                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption

TrueVault – HIPAA Compliant File Storage

TunnelBear – Simple, Private, Free Access to the Global Internet

Two Factor Auth (2FA)

TxtNinja – Hide eMail, Text or Domain From Search Engines

uMark – Photo Watermark Software for Windows and Mac – Unblock Websites, Go Anonymous and Web Proxy

UnlistMy.Info – Your Web Privacy In Your Hands

Unseen – Secure Your Privacy

uProxy – Share Your Pathway To the Internet

uSpread – The Anonymous Location-Based Social Network

Vanish – Enhancing the Privacy of the Web with Self-Destructing Digital

Virtru – Secure Your Emails and Attachments, Choose Who Can View Them, And Revoke Access At Any Time

VPNClub – Safe and Secure Virtual and Physical Servers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Walnote – Secure Notes Online

WatchDox – Control, Track and Protect Your Documents

Web Privacy Check

What Is a VPN and Do You Need One

WhisperSystems – Open Source Security for Mobile Devices – Email Encryption For the Rest Of Us                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Wickr – Leave No Trace

WinMagic Data Security SecureDoc – Making It Easy To Secure Data


WireOver – Send Big Files Really Securely

World Privacy Forum – Easily Share Text Online

YaCy – Distributed P2P Based Web Indexing and Anonmymous Search Engine

You Are Being Watched Online

Zeekly – Private and Secure Web Search

Zimperium – Mobile Security


Zfone – Secure Voice Over IP

Zoho eMail Service                                                                                                                                                                               

© 2016 Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.

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