MyDigitalResilience is a collection of resources for people who care about using technology in a way that is resilient - that is robust, secure, private and under your control. More and more our digital lives are vulnerable to the whims of large tech companies as well as infrastructure failures. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here you can explore how to become digitally resilient. Follow on Twitter @mydigitalres. If you have ideas or questions, please contact

The Book

The Personal Digital Resilience Handbook is the starter guide to making your technology resilient. The first four chapters explain in easily-understandable detail how to make your computer and smartphone resilient, keep your files backed up, and use the Internet in a reliable, secure and private way. At the end of each chapter is a checklist you can use to measure your progress. Chapter five covers advanced topics for those who want to go a step further, including threat modeling, Linux and open-source software, an open-source smartphone, off-grid communications, Knowledge Reboot Kits and deleting your digital trail. Available in paperback edition for $13.58 and Kindle edition for $8.64. Buy now on Amazon (Paperback), Amazon (Kindle), Barnes & Noble, Amazon UK or read the table of contents and introduction for free (PDF format). You can also check out the Book Page which includes linkes to resources referenced in the book.

The Blog

The Digital Resilience Blog is a simple no-clutter blog covering ideas and thinking relating to digital resilience. Recent articles that are good starting points include Resilience, Privacy and the Global Cloud, Why everyone needs to learn digital resilience, and Compartmentalization for privacy and security.

About this website

MyDigitalResilience is created by Dr David Wild. David is Professor in the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering at Indiana University where he researches and educates in crisis technologies, digital resilience, data science, data privacy, security and ethics, and biomedical data science. He is founder of the Crisis Technologies Innovation Lab that is researching and developing new digital technologies for the front line of emergency and disaster response. All material is (C) copyright 2020-21 by David Wild. This website is designed to be simple and accessible. Suggestions and corrections should be emailed to