[PROJECT] We launched a platform called XYZ to investigate digital security and privacy from a gender perspective.
[PROJECT] In June 2018, the Internet of Things version of The Glass Room Experience was launched with a call to the public to host their own version of the privacy exhibit.
[RESEARCH] As part of the Our Data Our Selves project, the Data and Politics team launched The Influence Industry, a series of timed releases on the global business of how data is used in elections and campaigning.
[PROJECT] At the start of 2018, Tactical Tech launched Our Data Our Selves, an ongoing applied research project that examines the impact of data collection and profiling, on society and on the self.
[EVENT] To date, over 60 organisations have expressed an interest in hosting a Glass Room Experience. The growing list of destinations already includes Sweden, Columbia, Nigeria, Australia, the USA and Germany.
[MILESTONE] Tactical Tech's main Twitter account @info_activism received its 30,000th follower.
[TOOLKIT] In November 2017, Tactical Tech launched the web app version of the popular Data Detox Kit.
[EVENT] The Glass Room London exhibition and event programme, curated by Tactical Tech and presented by Mozilla, was hosted in the heart of central London, and attracted close to 19,000 visitors. Find more information at theglassroom.org. 25 Oct. - 12 Nov. 2017
[BOOK] Efficiency and Madness was published by the Heinrich Böll Foundation, an essay about technofixes written by Tactical Tech's co-founders.
[VISUALISATION] A Data-Day in London was commissioned for The Glass Room London, a poster visualising the privacy terms and conditions of every day digital technologies and services.
[EVENT] The Data Investigation Camp took place in Montenegro, in partnership with Share Lab, to explore how data-driven investigative methods and approaches can be used to expose misconduct and abuses of power.
20 - 24 July 2017
[GUIDE] Holistic Security - Trainers' Manual, a companion guide to Holistic Security, reflects on further learnings and best practices and is aimed at the community of faciliators and trainers working in digital security and well-being for human rights defenders
[GUIDE] Me and My Shadow launched a new Training Curriculum to support digital privacy champions, educators, awareness raisers and trainers in preparing workshops and public presentation plans.
[EVENT] The Glass Room New York City, our pop-up intervention based on Nervous System's The White Room and in partnership with Mozilla, ran for three weeks with over 10,000 visitors. Nov. 29 - Dec. 18, 2016
[TOOLKIT] Launch of the first version of the Data Detox Kit alongside The Glass Room New York.
[GUIDE] Tactical Tech published Holistic Security - A Strategy Manual for Human Rights Defenders, which re-frames traditional security management practices by integrating self-care, well-being, digital security, and information security through a holistic approach.
[EVENT] Nervous Systems: Quantified Life and the Social Question, our exhibition in collaboration with the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), featuring an interactive installation by Tactical Tech called The White Room. March 11 - May 09, 2016
[RESEARCH] Initial selected findings from our 'Security in Context' project published, looking at digital security awareness, practices and trainings, in relation to human rights defenders.
[GUIDE] Decoding Data: New guide to working with data, featuring 38 case studies from 20 countries, offering 64 tool recommendations and 89 resources, and written by 11 people.
[GUIDE] Me and my shadow relaunched with lots of new content.
[FILM] [GUIDE] Special on metadata, plus a series of new video sketches, launched on ExposingtheInvisible.org.
[TRAINING] New digital security game: Help ONO save Secure-a-lot and learn about safe and secure communications along the way!
[TOOL] New tool CertCheckMe helps you understand security warnings and evaluate the risks involved if you choose to override them.
[APPLIED RESEARCH] We've been investigating the data brokering industry as part of our Data Politics programme. Read more here.
[TOOL] TRACKOGRAPHY launched _-_ a tool that allows you to see who is tracking you when you read the news online, and where your data travels along the way.
[EVENT] The Gender and Tech Pop-up Institute _-_ a seven day hands-on event with almost 80 women from over 30 countries - kicked off a new project: including gender: new approaches to privacy and security__.
[GUIDE] In November, we put our book Visualising Information for Advocacy online, free for download as a PDF. It's also available to read online.
[TOOLKIT] Digital Security Tools and Tactics for Environmental Rights Defenders in Sub-Saharan Africa launched - the third in our series of contextualised adaptations of Security in-a-box.
[ANIMATION] What is a digital shadow? New short animation.
[TOOLKIT] Digital Security Tools and Tactics for the LGBTI community in sub-Saharan Africa. Our second contextualised adaptation of Security in-a-box.
[EVENT] "Talking to strangers". Part of 2-year project working with Think tanks to creatively communicate their research, this event brought together 26 representatives from Think-tanks for workshops, labs and skillshares.
[TOOLKIT] Me and My Shadow re-launched with a new, more user-friendly design, and with more translations.
[APPLIED RESEARCH] Notes on Data and Design launched: a blog offshoot of our book Visualising Information for Advocacy.
[TOOLKIT] Women's Rights Campaigning: Info-Activism Toolkit. launched - a customisation of our earlier Info-activism How-to Guide.
[MILESTONE] Visits to Security in-a-box reached record numbers in 2013, with over 1.5 million visitors, and total translations at 13.
Offline Training Environment System developed for use in a digital security training environment, in a week-long sprint involving digital security experts.
[APPLIED RESEARCH] Week-long retreat for experts in digital security training, design and behaviour change - part of our Security in context applied research project.
[TOOLKIT] Digital Security Tools and Tactics for LGBTI Communities in the Middle East and North Africa launched - our first adaptation of Security in-a-box to contextualise threats for specific communities, and created in collaboration with these communities.
[GUIDE] Visualising Information for Advocacy, our long-awaited book, published in September.
[GUIDE] A Quick Guide to Alternatives was launched soon after the Snowden revelations made the news - a website which pointed internet and mobile phone users to alternative, open source, tools and services. (now offline)
[APPLIED RESEARCH] Evidence and Influence Micro-magazine published online. Four issues came out in total:Issue #1: Environment + Justice, #2 Gender + Violence, #3 Transparency + Accountability, and #4 Protest.
[EVENT] Info-Activism Camp 2013 (Italy) - "Evidence and Influence": 135 people from 45 countries came to the hills of Italy for a week of trainings, workshops, skill-sharing and collaboration.
[AWARD] In May 2013, Tactical Tech's MyShadow.org won a Deutsche Welle Bobs: Best in Online Activism award, in the "Most Creative and Original" category.
[ADAPTATION] Resources Localised for the Arab World: project launched supporting five organisations to adapt some of our resources to their local context.
[TOOLKIT] Info-Activism How-to Guide launched - online toolkit offering how-to's on info-activism campaigning.
[WORKSHOPS] Raising Sex Worker Voices: From 2010 to 2012 we worked with two sex-worker advocacy groups in India and Cambodia, on collecting data and visualising results.
[EVENT] In february we held our first holistic security retreat - part of our broader holistic security project.
[FILM] [GUIDE] Exposing the Invisible project launched in May with three films focusing on new forms of citizen investigation. Seven video sketches and a bank of resources were added.
[INFO CARDS] Set of seven A5 cards on digital shadows released, to raise awareness about online privacy.
[COURSES] Two courses contributed to OKF's School of Data: A Gentle Introduction to Data Cleaning, and A gentle introduction to exploring and understanding your Data.
[FILMS] Noir Digital Security Films: a series of three short films, focusing on how rights advocates' own behaviour and attitudes to digital security and privacy can jeopardise the safety of their communities and networks.
[VISUALISATION] The Delhi Digests was our first "online sketchbook", created in collaboration with Toxics Link.
[TOOLKIT] Me and My Shadow launched - our interactive website offering tips and tools for protecting your privacy online.
[VISUALISATION] The Land Matrix launched in collaboration with The Land Coalition - an online database and interactive visualisation exposing land deals around the world.
[FILMS] ONO Robot series ("Survival in the Digital Age") launched - five short animations on how to keep yourself safe and secure online.
[FLASH CARDS] Sets of Digital security slogan and flash cards, released, for distribution at large events and conferences.
Tactical Studios, our creative client-services agency, was launched in 2010. Tactical Studios works directly with campaigners, NGOs and other organisations to help them use information more effectively to communicate, raise awareness and push for social change.
[EVENT] Our Visualising Women`s Rights in the Arab World project kicked off in December with a workshop for 44 women's rights activists from Arabic-speaking countries.
[TOOLKIT] Launch of Mobiles in-a-box: Tools and tactics for Mobile Advocacy, focused on mobile phones.
[GUIDE] Visualising Information for Advocacy launched (a booklet not to be confused with our 2013 book of the same name!)
[FILM] [TOOLKIT] Ten Tactics project launched with a short film, 10 Tactics for Turning Information into Action, and a set of info-activism cards.
[TOOLKIT] Security-in-a-Box: tools and tactics for your digital security launched in partnership with Frontline Defenders.
[EVENT] Our first Info-Activism Camp, held in Bangalore, brought together 130 advocates for seven days of hands-on training, collaboration and skillshares.
[GUIDE] Message-in-a-Box: Tools and tactics for communicating your cause released in November.
[GUIDE] Launch of Maps for Advocacy - an Introduction to geographical mapping techniques.
[GUIDE]Quick n' Easy Guide to Online Advocacy launched - an introduction to online services quick to use and easy to understand.
[EVENT] January: Asia Source II, held in Sukabumi, Indonesia with 130 people.
[TOOLKIT] NGO-in-a-box - Audio/Video edition released.
[EVENT] January: Africa Source II, held in Uganda with 130 people.
[TOOLKIT] Launch of NGO in-a-box: the Open Publishing edition.
[EVENT] FOSS Road: Source Camp held in the Varzob canyon near Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
[EVENT] Asia Source, Bangalore. Source camp with 100 participants from across Asia.
[EVENT] Africa Source, Okahandja, Namibia. Source camp with 60 participants from across Africa.
[TOOLKIT SERIES] September - launch of theNGO-in-a-box project: a series of toolkits designed to meet the tech needs of non-profits.
[EVENT] Summer Source, September, Croatia - Our first Source Camp, with 80 people from 34 countries.