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.

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Helping Your Kids Face Down Cyberbullying

By Tom Rich | July 30, 2015

Cyberbullying is best faced head on. Parents should be aware that cyberbullying is very likely a par to of their child's online life, and  give their child the tools to diffuse a cyberbullying situation before anyone gets hurt.

Safety Parenting Social Media #Safety #Tweens #Teens #Parents #Cyberbullying

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Harmful Digital Footprint Impacts That Parents Should Know About

By Anthony Fani | July 29, 2015

With so much our lives being shared online, mistakes aren’t as easy to erase as they used to be. Find out how your teens digital footprint can harm their future.

Digital Citizenship Parenting #Social Media #Teens #Digital Reputation #Parents

Policy & Research

The Realities of Cyber Parenting: What Pre-teens and Teens Are Up To Online

FOSI partnered with Intel Security on their latest research entitled "The Realities of Cyber Parenting: What Pre-teens and Teens Are Up To Online”. The global study examined the online behaviors and social networking habits of pre-teens and teens aged between 8 and 16 years old, as well as looking at the concerns of parents.

POLICY BRIEF

Everything Connected: Possibilities and Privacy

The advent of connected cars, interactive fridges and Internet-enabled watches brings with it a wealth of possibilities. However, the ways in which the new technology will simplify our daily lives, boost commercial profits and the innumerable life-changing opportunities that it presents must be balanced against the potential for invasion of privacy, data breaches and even misuse.

Privacy

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