The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the need to protect not only one’s own physical health, but also our digital selves. The Open Development Initiative has developed a set of nine tips for staying safe online during the pandemic.
This is in response to the increasing need in the Mekong region to access information online and work from home. In some countries, a number of digital apps have emerged and are being used to track or provide information about the pandemic. To support social distancing, Zoom meetings, Skype calls, and WhatsApp messages have become commonplace.