Best Practice Safeguarding in the Digital Era

Kristine Yakhama
Posted May 30, 2018 from Kenya

Development organizations are increasingly designing and engaging with children and young people online and through mobile devices.The digital world is rich with opportunity yet with safeguarding pitfalls.How can we ensure safe spaces for digital engagement? Can we make the most of digital data while also protecting people's privacy?

 

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Tarke Edith
May 30
May 30

I think we can Kristine technology is fast growing crogratulation for the tep

jlanghus
May 31
May 31

Hi Kristine. Yes, I think we can. Do you, and what solutions do you have for data protection?

Kristine Yakhama
May 31
May 31

Solutions for data protection:
- Back up early and often.
- Use file-level and share -level security.
- Password -protect documents.
- Use EFS encryption.
- Use disk encryption.
- Make use of a public key infrastructure.
- Hide data with steganography.
- Protect data in transit with IP security.
- Secure wireless transmissions.
- Use rights management to retain control.

Hello, Kristine,

You raise valuable questions especially when we watch the news on how websites are being hacked. It really takes precaution on putting vital information on the digital platform.

I see that your suggestions on the comments section are great ways to protect data privacy.

Thank you for sharing!