This course is created by the IWMF, digital security trainers and online education experts who collaborated during workshops and sprints to co-create this Totem course.
Know your trolls
About This Course
Welcome to this course on online harassment developed by the IWMF, digital security experts, journalists, and online education experts who collaborated during workshops and sprints to co-create it. The goal of this course is to help journalists identify the abuse they are receiving online and who may be behind it as well as offer some key strategies that may help journalists to be better prepared.
Totem is an online platform that offers interactive courses to learn how to increase digital security and privacy. The optimal user experience is currently on your desktop computer. The aim is to support journalists, human rights defenders and activists use privacy tools and tactics more effectively in their work. Not a journalist? Don’t worry these courses should work for everyone.
Start today and learn how to protect yourself online.
What will you learn?After completing this interactive course you will:
- Recognize types of online abusers and how they work together
- Become more familiar with some of the tactics online abusers use
- Be equipped with some key strategies for dealing with abuse
This course was updated in: May 2020