A Safer Internet for All

Working to make the online world safer for kids and their families through enlightened public policy, industry best practice and good digital parenting.

Good Digital Parenting

BLOG

Three Teachable Moments Every Parent Should Seize

By Stephen Balkam | March 26, 2015

FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam identifies three key moments in your child's life when discussing online safety and reasonable tech habits is important. 

Safety #Tweens #Kids #Teens #Smartphone #Safety #Social Media #Apps

BLOG

Techboomers Helps Seniors Get Connected

By Steve Black | March 23, 2015

A digital native creates Techboomers to help connect seniors online. 

Digital Citizenship #Social Media #Computer #Digital Literacy #Digital Citizenship

Policy & Research

POLICY BRIEF

#WePROTECT: Global Online Child Sexual Abuse Summit

There are few crimes more heinous than the sexual abuse of children. While the offense certainly did not originate with the Internet, the development of the technology has allowed perpetrators to share details of their abuse with thousands of people around the world. This distribution results in the intensified and continual suffering of many victims.   

International

VIDEO

FOSI 2014 Year in Review Video

A lot can happen in a year, especially in the digital world. In this 2014 online safety review, FOSI summarizes the changes in US policy, surrounding issues such as sexting and student data privacy, and policy changes happening in Europe and Australia. Also find out what FOSI has been up to in terms of research, events, tips and tools for parents, and plans and goals for 2015.

Digital Citizenship

VIDEO

What's Trending Online 2014 Video

Have you ever thought about how many people all over the world are connected online? Or how much Internet access has expanded around the globe? This video was presented at the Family Online Safety Institute Annual Conference in November, 2014 where over 90 speakers and 500 attendees gathered to explore the changing world of online safety.  

International