On Saturday and Sunday, 25 and 26 January 2020, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights organized a training course on digital security, to develop the basics of malware protection, how to create strong passwords, and to browse the Internet anonymously, along with the basics of safety measures on mobile devices And cyberspace.

The course targeted individuals who interact with Internet services, such as social media networks, email and chat services, and an experienced digital and internet security expert presented a unique program in comprehensive digital security support and provided the most recent information on digital threats and how to mitigate risks.

Topics included; virus protection; e-mail; file encryption; secure chat; safe and permanent file deletion, and habitually recovering deleted files; password management and virtual private network (VPN).

In addition, the participants learned about open source tools that can be used in place of the common tools owned by private companies that collect a lot of data about their users, and we saw how these tools can be improved through communication with its developers.

The training targeted nearly twenty participants from various organizations and institutions in order to enable them to use digital protection methods.