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
Chair of the Board, Global Head of Consumer Regulation and Content Standards, Vodafone

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

FOSI Welcomes the Launch of the Global Partnership and Fund to End Violence Against Children

July 12, 2016

New York - Today marks a watershed moment in the field of online child protection with the launch of the new Global Partnership and Fund to End Violence Against Children. The fund, a joint effort of UNICEF and the WePROTECT ...

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.