Welcome to SecureDrop’s documentation!
SecureDrop is an open-source whistleblower submission system that media organizations can use to securely accept documents from and communicate with anonymous sources.
This documentation is intended for sources, journalists, and administrators. If you would like to contribute to SecureDrop, please see our developer documentation.
I want to learn more about how SecureDrop works.
I have information I want to share, and would like to learn how to do so safely.
I am looking to set up a SecureDrop installation.
I have a SecureDrop installation and am interested in next steps.
I am a journalist and would like information about how to best use this system.
SecureDrop is an open source project. If you would like to contribute to SecureDrop, please see our developer documentation.
Two versions of this documentation are available, and can be selected in the lower left corner using the version dropdown menu:
latest- built from the
developbranch of the SecureDrop repository, containing updates that have been tested but not yet released.
stable- built from the
stablebranch of the SecureDrop repository, and up to date with the most recent release, 2.5.2.