JOSA’s Digital Safety Helpline: Experts Offering Emergency Help and Enhancing Digital Security Practices.
Our team of digital safety experts respond to emergency cases, free-of-charge. For people under attack, we provide rapid-response assistance (+962 77 070 0099). For people at risk or simply have inquiries, we help with all things related to your digital safety and provide tips to improve your digital security practices (https://er.josa.ngo/).
November 2020 to February 2021
Empowering over 1000 Students to Excel with Secure Online Learning.
Jordan Open Source Association collaborated with Nahno platform in holding a series of online training lectures on digital safety of personal tablets that were granted by the Crown Prince Foundation. The campaign was given twice and contained a total of twenty seven sessions, the first campaign was given in November of 2020 and the second started on February and ended in March of 2021. 1169 students of different backgrounds (Syrian, Jordanian, Palestinian), 414 attended as the first batch and the number rose to 755 in the second one. The campaign focused on two aspects: digital safety and moral behavior. JOSA was responsible for the technical side of the campaign as the online security expert Tamara Al Masri gave all the lectures that pertain to that aspect.
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