Internet Safety refers to using the vast computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide.
Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.
This resource contains recommendations for parents, teenagers and educators related to educating each other about cyberbullying. Also included via this resource are curriculum recommendations, book recommendations and downloadable PDFs with up to date legal information and suggestions for how to effectively communicate with teenagers about their internet use and how to navigate a cyber bullying offense should it arise at home or in school.
ISFK was designed by Trend Micro, which is the largest independent cloud security company in the world. Trend Micro’s Message is simple when it comes to promoting online safety in community: Be Great at Being Online! Trend Micro educates communities around the world, to be safe, responsible and successful online, encouraging everyone to embrace the online world.
Kids Health comes from Nemours, a non profit whose goal it is to help parents, kids, and teens take charge of their health. Kids Health from Nemours aims to give families the tools and confidence to make the best health choices. This site has information on current internet safety laws, available protection tools and pragmatic ways for parents to engage their kids about online risks and ways to avoid them.
With more users accessing the internet through mobile devices risks are changing and growing quickly. KasperSky Lab provides the top 10 internet safety rules to follow to help you avoid getting into trouble online (and offline).
KidSmartz is a child safety program that educates families about preventing abduction and empowers kids in grades K-5 to practice safer behaviors. This program offers resources to help parents, caregivers, and teachers protect kids by teaching and practicing the 4 Rules of Personal Safety using tips, printable activities, quizzes, articles, music, videos, and more.
NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. We provide age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement.
The New York Public Library has a list of tips for staying safe online and avoiding common areas for concern on the internet such as safe downloads, cyber bullying and avoiding oversharing personal information with the online community.
Norton Security is an IT security company. This site includes “15 tips to keep your kids and family safe online”. This emphasizes the positives of accessible information and all of the educational opportunities on the internet, as well as strategies to support internet safety and how to talk about encouraging users to be safe online.
Panda Security Media Center is an IT company that offers information on child and adolescent internet use, effective and healthy ways to talk about internet safety and ways to implement strategies with kids at home and at school. This site has strategies and statistics for both parents and teachers in English and Spanish.