Our research on New Yorkers’ use of mobile messaging offers actionable insights into how to design secure communication tools for a mass audience.
It can be hard to communicate about security-related features with users who aren't already security experts. From word choice to the level of detail included, it's easy to overwhelm people with information, leave them scared, or bore them to indifference. For many applications, one major challenge is finding the right... (Read more)
Simply Secure is a non-profit organization, and we rely on donations to besuccessful in our work of getting privacy-preserving software in the hands ofmore people. To celebrate our official recognition by the IRS as a 501(c)3 organization –which means donations are tax-deductible in the US – we have added a... (Read more)
We are pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Open Technology Fund as part of their Usability Lab project.This exciting initiative will allow open-source software projects to applyfor free assistance with user-experience (UX) design as well as usabilityresearch. To our knowledge, this is the first program to offer support... (Read more)
Recent attacks by Daesh in Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon, and Paris have fanned the flames of an ongoing debate about software that is resistant to surveillance. It seems that some participants in that debate are trying to use these attacks as an excuse to drum up fear around end-to-end encryption. They... (Read more)