Security Tools

Instant Messaging

Signal

Signal is a free app which can be installed on almost any modern device. It has a streamlined UI and all messages are end to end encrypted by default.

Pidgin

multi account instant messaging app that can connect to lots of different services and supports full encryption

 

Element

Open source messenger which also hosts public rooms for people to join. Uses a decentralised platform and a high level of encryption to keep messages secure

Email Clients

Thunderbird Mail

Thunderbird is a multi platform email client with built in security and privacy features such as blocking email trackers. 

Mailvelope

A browser plug-in that allows you to encrypt emails with PGP, the current standard for secure encryption

 

Encryption

GnuPG

Allows you to easily use the PGP format to encrypt and decrypt messages using a personal key

VeraCrypt

A tool which allows the user to encrypt files or entire hard disks

Password Managers

KeePassXC

Community made, open source modern password manager with lots of features

Bitwarden

Highly secure password manager that is easy to sync across multiple devices

Updates
added pidgin messenger. Minor adjustments. - 04/03/21