Digital Security Helpline (DSH)

Digital Society of Africa runs a virtual Helpline that is expressly designed to support individuals at the forefront of human rights and social justice efforts, including activists, defenders, and at-risk everyday technology users. This comprehensive platform offers around-the-clock access to submit help requests, ensuring timely and expert guidance alongside remote assistance from our esteemed network of digital security consultants.

We are committed to providing specialized advice on a spectrum of digital safety measures, including malware protection, secure browsing, data privacy strategies, and beyond. Our services are meticulously tailored to protect the digital domains of those dedicated to advocating for societal change.

Individuals are invited to securely submit their support requests through our designated channels, guaranteeing confidentiality and immediate attention from our team of specialists:

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Frequently asked questions

Before submitting a request to the Helpline, we encourage you to explore our comprehensive FAQ section!

How to get in touch with us?

Signal: +27762982174
Whatsapp: +27762982174

How can I control my privacy online?

Review and adjust your privacy settings on social media and other online platforms. Be mindful of the information you share publicly and avoid oversharing personal details.

How can I identify a phishing scam?

Be suspicious of unsolicited emails or messages urging you to click on links or download attachments. Check the sender's address for typos and verify the legitimacy of the message by contacting the sender directly through a trusted channel.

Why is digital security important?

Digital security protects your personal information, financial data, and online accounts from unauthorized access, theft, and misuse.