This report looks into the biometric and digital identification systems in seven South and Southeast Asian countries to understand the implications on human and digital rights, particularly threats to privacy and data security.
The research report aims to assess the digital rights impact of various ICT-related laws and policies enacted in six South and Southeast Asian countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, the Maldives, Nepal, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.
This series of blog posts, based on the South and Southeast Asia Digital Rights School held last April 2022, highlights ongoing challenges in promoting digital rights in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Maldives, Nepal, Philippines, and Sri Lanka.
Created by the contributors of EngageMedia’s’ Localization project, the Digital Security Community Directory lists various tools and guides to help civil society organisations and practitioners identify and mitigate security risks and threats.
In recent years, internet shutdowns have been used to suppress digital rights in several South and Southeast Asian countries. This article explains the technical aspects behind different kinds of shutdowns and how civil society groups are responding.
According to Deep Instinct’s Cyber Threat Landscape Report, malware increased 358% overall in 2020. In South and Southeast Asia, ransomware has become one of the most pervasive malware threats in the region.
South and Southeast Asia are hotspots for phishing attacks, which have been on the rise as the pandemic accelerated the shift to digital life. Learn about the common types of phishing and how to enhance your digital security in this article.
The program is open to civil society advocates who are interested in localizing digital security resources for their communities. The sprints will be held in September 2022 in a hybrid format, with a combination of online and offline convenings.
EngageMedia’s new report highlights digital safety threats against rights defenders in South and Southeast Asia
During this year’s RightsCon, EngageMedia presented a new research report assessing current digital safety and internet freedom challenges in select Asia-Pacific countries.