Additional Resources

The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet. It is one of the most comprehensive sites related to child online safety available on the Internet.

University of New Hampshire Crimes Against Children Research Center
The mission of the Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC) is to combat crimes against children by providing high quality research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners.

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC)
The ICAC Task Force Program was created to help state and local law enforcement agencies enhance their investigative response to offenders who use the Internet, online communication systems, or other computer technology to sexually exploit children.

The FBI’s Guide to Internet Safety (for Parents)

The Federal Trade Commission’s Safety Tips for Social Networking Websites

OnGuard Online
This website, managed by the FTC, provides parents with practical tips culled from the expertise of federal officials and members of the technology industry to help people to guard against Internet fraud, provide tips on how to secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
Home of Faux Paw the Techno Cat, this website is a coalition government and other associations dedicated to helping parents, educators, and caregivers by providing tools and guidelines to teach children the safe and healthy use of technology. The organization’s vision is to see generations of children worldwide grow up safely using technology and the Internet.