About FOSI

Online safety is everyone’s concern - from preschoolers to grandparents.  The Family Online Safety Institute brings a unique, international perspective to the potential risks, harms as well as the rewards of our online lives.  FOSI’s 20+ members, from Amazon to Verizon represent the leading Internet and communications companies in the world.  And our work encompasses public policy, industry best practice as well as good digital parenting.

Members Group & Staff

Discover the members of our board and staff that are striving to make the online world a safer place for kids and their families.

 
Founder & CEO, Family Online Safety Institute
* Chairman of the FOSI Board; President, Entertainment Software Rating Board

FOSI Members

Membership of the Family Online Safety Institute will give you access to a wide range of unique events, resources and services. It will also provide you with a seat on the Members Group and a highly-visible presence.

Press

 

Press Release

Despite Concerns about Content, Screen Time, and Online Security, New Research Reveals the Internet Improves Communication and Quality of Life across Generations

Nov. 15, 2018

A new study released by the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) examines the online attitudes of parents and seniors, highlighting the benefits and challenges of intergenerational technology use. The report, “Online Safety Across the Generations,” investigates behaviors of connected families, ...

In The News

Melania: Not surprised people ridicule me

Nov. 15, 2018

First Lady Melania Trump says it is not news that critics and the media ridicule her for speaking out on cyberbullying.

Our Most Recent Work

Featured Report

Connected Families: How Parents Think & Feel about Wearables, Toys, and the Internet of Things

Nov. 16, 2017

In a new era of connected life, the subject of children’s use of emerging technologies, and subsequent privacy and security implications, has become a top priority for families.