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

MONTHLY SERIES

Digital Parenting Tool Box

July 1, 2015

Need SPF this summer? We've got tons for you. Use our Safety, Privacy and Fun digital parenting tools to keep your family protected online. 

Digital Citizenship #Social Media #Safety #Privacy #Digital Reputation #Digital Citizenship

BLOG

Can You Survive the 'Unplugged' Challenge?

By Devorah Heitner | June 29, 2015

Are you too connected to your devices? Take "The Unplugged Challenge" in your home with tips on how to do it effectively and with purpose from Devorah Heitner. 

Digital Citizenship #Screen Time #Tweens #Teens #Digital Citizenship

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