Safety Sites

The following organizations offer resources and educational services to help parents, educators, community leaders, and youth better understand the issues related to socializing on the Internet.

Some offer educational programs that can be implemented into classroom activities or in the home.

Resources for Districts  
THE Journal- Student Safety in the Age of Facebook

COSN's Acceptable Use Policies in the Web 2.0 and Mobile Era

Acceptable Use Policies Best Practices - A guide for School Districts (PDF format)
Other Resources  
Family Shield allows you to block adult web content with their free family web filter.
OpenDNS is the world's leading provider of Internet navigation and security. Make your network safer, faster, smarter and more reliable without the cost and complexity of traditional security services.
Common Sense in Media for Parents and Teachers is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
Cyber Search Ego Search





Cyber Safety.TV

Parents' Television Council
A non-partisan education organization dedicated to advocating responsible entertainment. Valuable resources for Cyber safety are included on this site for parents and concerned adults.

Cyber Cyber
a central repository and information clearinghouse for the phenomenon of cyberbullying.

One-stop shop for information, tools and links to high-quality resources that can help young teens stay safe online!

Wired Safety Online
WiredSafety provides help, information and education to Internet and mobile device users of all ages.
 Net Lingo
Net Lingo
Netlingo is everything you need to know about online Jargon & Text lingo.
 Dont Believe the Type
Cyber Tipline
Tips for Online Safety
iSafe America, Inc
SC Kids Online
South Carolina Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
South Carolina Sexual Offenders Registry
Safe and Responsible Internet Use
Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
Netsmartz Kids
NetSmartz Kids Online
Working to Halt Online Abuse
Working to Halt Online Abuse
Stay Safe Online
Microsoft Online Safety
Collection of Internet Safety resources provided by Microsoft
Web Wise Kids
Web Wise Kids
Family Watchdog
Family Watchdog
South Carolina Department of Education
  Safe Surfing: Kids Search Engines
  Annual Data Privacy Day
Data Privacy Day 2011 is a division ofThe Privacy Projects, a nonprofit think tank and research organization dedicated to facilitating the role of consumer privacy and data protection. Useful safety tips, instructional resources, and advice is available on the site.
  Malware Lab's Rouge Gallery