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 30+ members, from Amazon to Yahoo! 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.

Board & 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 Board, U.S. Public Policy for Strategy & Programs on Youth and Technology, Google

FOSI Members

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



Press Release

Kaspersky Lab becomes the latest member of the Family Online Safety Institute

Aug. 5, 2016

Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity company, announced today that it has become the newest member of The Family Online Safety Institute(FOSI), the leading organization dedicated to educating parents, companies, children, educators and policymakers about Internet safety.

In The News

Whisper Gets Family Advocates To Spill The Beans On Web Safety

May 6, 2016

Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, discusses guidelines on how families can keep each other safe while using the internet.