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  • Asian School of Cyberlaws - Academic
    To tackle this abuse of children through the misuse of modern technology, Asian School of Cyber Laws has launched FACT (Freedom from Abuse of Children through Technology).
    FACT is a five-pronged programme that includes:
  • Educating the children on the perils of surfing the Internet and how they could safeguard themselves.
  • Educating the parents on how to monitor the Internet activities of their children to prevent any untoward incidents.
  • Schools awareness program to equip the schools with the requisite tools to inculcate in their curriculum, awareness programs on the dangers of the Internet.
  • Creating Media awareness by way of assisting the media and providing vital information to them, which would be helpful to spread the message of the perils of the Internet.
  • Establishing a FACT Help Line to assist and advise students and parents facing a cyber threat and providing counselling to victims of cyber crimes.
  • Ayala Foundation – NGO
    Their mission is to improve the quality of life of the Filipino by contributing to the eradication of poverty in all its forms.
    "Our vision is to be a leading foundation committed to national development harnessing corporate social responsibility towards:
  • Developing social technologies that provide a better quality of life
  • Facilitating access to knowledge and learning; and
  • Instilling pride in being a Filipino"
  • BeSafe (Missouri) - Academic
    Missouri Research and Education Network (MOREnet) Internet Safety resource page
  • BeWebAware - Education
    Be Web Aware is a national, bilingual public education program on Internet safety. The objective of everyone involved in this project is to ensure young Canadians benefit from the Internet, while being safe and responsible in their online activities.
  • Blue Coat
    Blue Coat Systems, Inc. is the business leader in Application Delivery Networking, with the #1 market share in WAN optimization, and #1 market share in the Secure Web Gateway industry. Blue Coat offers the only Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. This application intelligence enables enterprises to tightly align network investments with business requirements, speed decision making and secure business applications for long-term competitive advantage.
    Blue Coat has a free K9 software where parents can download for free to protect the child’s computer at home from unfriendly sites. It gives parents control over their family’s use of the Internet. It enables parents to monitor and control what sites their children access and enables them to block offensive or potentially dangerous sites. K9 Web Protection relies on the same enterprise-class Web filtering technology used by Blue Coat enterprise customers around the world, and is wrapped in a simple, easy-to-manage software application that is compatible with both Mac and PC computers. To protect against newly discovered threats, K9 Web Protection is continuously updated by the WebPulse™ service, the Blue Coat cloud-based community watch environment that also updates Blue Coat WebFilter™ and ProxyClient® enterprise products. In this community watch environment, the identification of malware by one member is shared with all to prevent infections or other harm.
  • CECE – Academic consortium / government
    The Spanish Confederation of Teaching Centres (CECE) is a non-profit employers´ organization founded in 1977 that represents an ample educational sector in Spain. It has branches all over the Autonomous Communities via Federations and Associations in numerous provinces of Spain. Each one of the federations represents teaching centres within regulated and non-regulated sectors.
  • Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use – Non-profit
    The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use has been established to provide outreach services addressing issues of the safe and responsible use of the Internet. Our goal is to provide guidance to parents, educators, librarians, policy-makers, and others regarding effective, empowerment strategies to assist young people in gaining the knowledge, skills, motivation, and self-control to use the Internet and other information technologies in a safe and responsible manner.
  • ClicMineur – Non-profit (French language only)
  • CyberSmart! - Academic
    Online Professional Development in 21st Century Skills, Cybersmart provides facilitated, practical, hands-on workshops, promoting S-M-A-R-T use of the Internet in direct compliance with national content and technology standards. All workshops offer a rich multimedia learning experience using live coaching, video, animation, engaging discussion and reflection, while learning from recognized experts in a unique multimedia database.
  • Coalition for Children
    Protect children, from bullying; sexual, emotional and physical abuse by people known to the child; abuse and abduction by strangers; and risks associated with self-care. Provide teacher training, parent education and community awareness to implement prevention programs, reduce your school or institutional liability, and report accurately about child abuse. Provide expert witness services. Provide consulting and risk management services
  • Dimdima Kids - Non-profit
    Founded by a Dr. K. M. Munshi on November 7, 1938, the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is an educational institution of national eminence. Bhavan’s activities include formal education through its schools and colleges, informal education through children’s supplements and Pages produced for newspapers and periodicals in India, e-education through Dimdima On Line.
  • online safety
    Disney Online leverages combinations of many safety programs including human moderation, specialized software and tools designed to protect the guest and their privacy while allowing communication and social interaction, and parental controls and resources families that provide information for safe use of the Internet and our services. While Disney focuses significant resources to keeping kids safe online, active parental involvement, oversight and guidance is essential to this mission.
    ECRAT is a global network of organisations and individuals working together to eliminate child prostitution, child pornography and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes. It seeks to encourage the world community to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights free and secure from all forms
    of commercial sexual exploitation.
    The ECPAT acronym stands for ' End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes'.
    ECPAT has Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC).
    • A Survey Report: Our Children At Risk Online (English, Thai)
    • Protecting Children Online, An ECPAT Guide (English, Thai)
  • E-Crime Expert
    E-Crime Expert is a legal consultancy specialized in the fields of data protection, privacy, intellectual property, and the Internet. E-Crime Expert aims to make the Internet a safer place by providing awareness, information and tips to Internet users (children, adults and seniors) to help them protect themselves against e-criminals and scammers.
    E-Crime Expert provides the latest information on privacy and data protection legislation and the newest e-crime trends, such as scam and identity theft methods, through: regular articles and video tutorials posted on the E-Crime Expert website and blog; tailored educational and awareness programs for organizations, schools and companies; and independent consulting.
    E-Crime Expert is owned and operated by Dan Manolescu, International Internet and E-Crime Consultant, who holds a Master of Law with specialization in Law and Technology, a Master of Arts with a focus on Internet regulations and cybercrime, and a Bachelor of Law degree. 
    ENISA believes that awareness of what children can do online and parental involvement are crucial. Parents must be educated, empowered and engaged to ensure truly positive and valuable experiences for their children, while reinforcing safety online habits in the process. ENISA produced a set of security posters aim at raising awareness of parents to enhance the safety of children using virtual worlds and the Internet. The posters could be downloaded for free
  • Enough is Enough - Non-profit
    Enough Is Enough (EIE), a non-partisan, non-profit organization, emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families. Since then, EIE has pioneered and led the effort to confront online pornography, child pornography, child stalking and sexual predation with innovative initiatives and effective communications.
  • Internet Safety - Non-profit
    For the past two years, Jace Shoemaker-Galloway has devoted many hours researching Internet Safety issues as well as participating in on-going training. She also writes a regular newspaper column regarding Internet Safety issues and concerns. She created her educational blog in 2004.
  • Internet Solutions for Kids - Non-profit
    Internet Solutions for Kids is a non-profit research organization in the US centered on understanding the impact on and opportunities for adolescent health represented by new technologies. Our mission is to promote new and innovative methods that improve the health and safety of young people. We believe a mutli-pronged approach is necessary, with research alongside active youth education and support.
  • (ISC)²®
    (ISC)²® is globally recognized as the largest membership body of and as the Gold Standard for certifying information security professionals. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, (ISC)² has over 66,000 certified members in more than 130 countries. Based in Palm Harbor, Florida, USA, with offices in Washington, D.C., London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLPCM), Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP®), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to those meeting necessary competency requirements. (ISC)²’s CISSP and related concentrations, CAP, and the SSCP certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers a continuing professional education program, a portfolio of education products and services based upon (ISC)²’s CBK®, a compendium of information security topics.
  • iSafe - Non-profit
    Founded in 1998, i-SAFE is a non-profit foundation whose mission is to educate and empower youth to make their Internet experiences safe and responsible. The goal is to educate students on how to avoid dangerous, inappropriate, or unlawful online behavior. i-SAFE accomplishes this through dynamic K-12 curriculum and community outreach programs to parents, law enforcement, and community leaders.
  • Ikeepsafe
    The creative content developed by iKeepSafe focused around the important message that all parents of tech-using children should understand, “On the Internet, your children can be anywhere. Know Where They Go.” The campaign produced TV spots, radio spots, print ads and online banners, all available for view and download at the iKeepSafe campaign website. Ikeepsafe has developed several materials which teach children to be safe online in a very fun way. Here you can find the animated videos of the Faux Paw Adventures and several coloring pages with informative messages. In addition, specific material for educating children is provided in the form of Trainer Information, Internet vocabulary quiz, Cyberbullying Guides, Media Kit and much more.
  • Jugendschutz – German language only
  • KIKS Quest – Non-profit
    Online education is essential in order to provide a safe internet experience for children and adults. Our main goals are to educate the public, monitor internet activities (i.e. stop the porn spam, monitor chat rooms, etc.) and to catch child predators.
  • KlaasKids Foundation - Non-profit
    The KlaasKids Foundation was established in 1994. The Foundation’s mission is to stop crimes against children. By forming and promoting partnerships with concerned citizens, the private sector, organizations, law enforcement and legislators we take responsibility to become part of the solution to fighting crime and we can take pride in pro-active accomplishments.
  • Korea Cyber Guard Association - Non-profit (Korean language only)
  • Korea Parents association for cyber security - Non-profit (Korean language only)
  • Mannerheim League for Child Welfare - NGO
    The Mannerheim League is an NGO and membership is open to everyone. It promotes the wellbeing of children and of families with children, increases respect for childhood and seeks to make it more visible, and sees that children's views are taken into account in public decision-making.
  • Microsoft
    As the world’s largest software company, Microsoft helps create social and economic opportunities wherever they work, live, and do business.
    Microsoft technology innovations, their people, their partnerships, and their day-to-day business make a meaningful contribution to the prosperity of communities and the sustainability of the planet.
    Microsoft believes that achieving the goal of a safe online experience requires a coordinated approach that includes developing innovative technology solutions, industry and business collaboration, prescriptive advice and education, and effective legislation, and enforcement. Through Microsoft industry, business, and government partnerships, they are working to improve online safety and user confidence amongst all groups of users. One of the groups is children which aim to enhance the safety of children using virtual world sites.
    Microsoft helps children stay safe online with a mix of supervision, technology, and skills.
  • M.O.S.T. - Non-profit
    This is a group of individuals who have come together to help educate the community, and each other, in order to spread the word regarding online safety issues. In October, 2006, the M.O.S.T. committee was formed. Macomb Online Safety Team is a compilation of caring, hard-working individuals coming together from the Macomb area.
  • My Silver Creek - Keep it Safe – Local / Regional
    My Silver Creek is a site built with the neighbourhood in mind, especially regarding the Neighbourhood Watch Program and safety in general.
  • Net Family News – Public Service
    As a public service for parents, educators, and everyone interested in young people's use of technology, NetFamilyNews is the "community newspaper" of a vital interest community. Founded in 1999, it has become the journal-of-record on all aspects of youth and technology and is the only high-frequency news service of its kind in the English-speaking world, serving readers in more than 50 countries.
  • Net Safe Utah - Academic
    NetSafe Utah provides tools to help families communicate and have a safe online experience, with bilingual support of Spanish and English, partnerships with other organizations, and involvement with children, parents, and grandparents in fostering safer online experiences.
  • NetBullies - Non-profit
    Informational website on cyber-bullying set up by cyber lawyer Parry Aftab.
  • NetDay Cyber Security Kit for Schools - Non-profit
    The "NetDay Cyber Security Kit for Schools" features tools and resources to raise awareness among K-12 educators, students and families about online safety and computer security. NetDay encourages education leaders to distribute these resources in schools across the country, to ensure that schools and homes are "cyber secure." Project Tomorrow is a national education non-profit group based in Irvine, California.
  • NetSmartz
    The NetSmartz Workshop was developed by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to teach children and teens how to be safer when using the Internet. The NetSmartzWorkshop provides children with original, animated characters and age-appropriate, interactive activities that use the latest 3-D and web technologies to entertain while they educate.
  • NETucation - Academic
    NETucation is an online research and training organisation based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Our focus is the psychology of technology. Further we place global online trends in a South African context and teach you how to exploit them. The main focus of this website and blog is how-to articles, probing the impact of technology like Internet, cellphones and maybe video games on the human psyche.
  • is the U.S. federal government’s website to help people be safe, secure and responsible online. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission manages, in partnership with 14 U.S. federal agencies. is a partner in the Stop Think Connect campaign, led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.'s Net Cetera campaign provides information and resources about helping kids make safe, responsible decisions when they're online. The Net Cetera Community Outreach Toolkit provides information to lead a presentation to adults or a discussion with kids about cybersecurity and online safety.
  • Parents – The Anti-Drug - Non-profit
    This crash course in the most popular communication tools used by teens today offers guidance and advice to help parents monitor their teen’s activities on these devices.
  • Projecto MiudosSegurosNa.Net (Portuguese language)
    MiudosSegurosNa.Net (which means SafeKidsOnThe.Net) is a project that helps portuguese speaking families, schools and communities promoting the ethical, responsible and safe use of information and communications technologies by kids, twens and teens.
  • Promoting Online Safety – Academic consortium
    The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has released "Promoting Online Safety: The Home-School Partnership" toolkit. The toolkit is a collection of resources to help guide school officials when they talk to parents and community members about protecting children online, both at home and at school. A national nonprofit organization, CoSN advances the use of information technologies and the Internet in elementary and secondary education to improve learning. The toolkit is an outgrowth of the Safeguarding the Wired Schoolhouse initiative launched by CoSN in 2000.
  • Protect Every Child – Volunteer organisation
    Protect Every Child was founded in July, 2002 to educate parents and children about Internet safety. Education is the key to keeping the kids of today out of the hands of online predators tomorrow.
  • Report of the Rochester Institute of Technology - Academic
    Survey of Internet and At-risk Behaviours
  • ReputationDefender – (German language only)
  • Safe Families – Christian association
    Safe Families is a program of TechMission, Inc. that was formed to assist parents in protecting their children from pornography and other dangers on the Internet. TechMission started in 2000 with its first program, the Association of Christian Community Computer Centers (AC4) with the goal addressing the digital divide, which is the gap between those who have access and training with computers and those without.
  • Safe Surfing Kids - Academic was created as a resource for children and their parents to help them work together as they learn about important safety precautions to take while surfing the 'net.'
  • - Non-profit
    ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates - everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web. The site has tips for teens and parents, as well as other resources for safe blogging and social networking. is a project of Tech Parenting Group, a non-profit organization based in Palo Alto, Calif., and Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • SUSI – Safer Use of Services on the Internet
    Advice and information about Internet safety for parents and teachers, plus opportunities to discuss problems and share solutions. This guidance is intended to make adults more aware of how to use the Internet safely, so that they can encourage safe behaviour online among children and young people.
  • Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement - Non-profit non-governmental international association
    In 2007, the SMWIPM launched the International Youth Network, which in turn hosted an International Youth Forum where a Cyber Peace Initiative (CPI) was set up. CPI aims to systematically enhance the use of ICT and Internet based tools, empowering youth to participate actively in building sustainable peace and advancing the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. One os CPI’s 6 main areas is entitled Internet Safety for Young People. The deliverables of their CIP project are:
  • Formation of a cyber peace network operating in at least 20 countries
  • Cyber Peace training modules based on technology platforms
  • Develop e-content for peace awareness and education
  • Symantec
    Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored.
  • UNICEF Malaysia-Child safety online
    While the Internet has opened up our world to endless possibilities by revolutionising the way we communicate, learn and live, we have to also be aware of the dangers that lurk within.
  • US DOE Parent Guide to the Internet - Government
    U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Office of Educational Technology
  • WebWiseKids - Non-profit
    Web Wise Kids is a national non-profit organization based in Southern California. Since 2000, Web Wise Kids has been committed to preventing online child victimization by providing innovative and effective tools to assist youth to stay safe online.
  • WiredKids, Inc.
    Wired Kids is a charity that operates worldwide through its more than ten thousand unpaid volunteers. It also includes providing awareness on Internet-related child sex-trafficking and sex tours designed for child molesters and the threat of pedophile-owned and operated orphanages in tsunami-torn regions.
    WISE KIDS is a non-profit organisation based in Wales (UK), but working nationally and internationally to promote innovative, positive and safe Internet use. WISE KIDS works with young people, parents, educators, youth workers, librarians, police, social workers and other professionals, public and private sector organisations and delivers innovative training programmes and consultancy to these groups in the areas of New Media, Internet and Mobile Technologies, Internet Proficiency, Literacy and Safety.

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