Recommended Tools & Services

I have written about a lot of tools over the years. This page will be a repository of my recommended tools and services. It will host links to my articles/reviews about these products, as well as links to their host sites. Affiliate links (if any) will be clearly identified as such.


Defending Cloud-Hosted Data

Password Managers

KeePassXC (Windows, macOS, Linux)
Strongbox (iOS)
KeePass2Android (Android)

Two-Factor Authentication

Authy


Securing Data-in-motion

Virtual Private Networks

ProtonVPN, “How-To” Series/Review: Coming Soon!

Encrypted Messaging Systems

Signal
Wire Secure Messenger

Email Providers

ProtonMail, my full review (late 2019): Part I, Part II, Part III

Advanced Tools

Little Snitch (macOS only) network monitor, application-layer firewall for Mac


safeguarding Data-At-Rest

Encryption

VeraCrypt

Data Erasure/Anti-Forensics

Bleachbit
DO NOT USE CCLEANER


Protecting Personally Identifying Information

Protect Your Phone Number

MySudo