Helpful Web Resources for Internet Safety
The following list provides useful links
Safety Advice and Information
http://safety.msn.com Microsoft's Internet service, MSN, provides online safety information on this site.
www.microsoft.com/athome/security/default.mspx Microsoft's Security At Home Web page with advice on using family contracts and more.
www.microsoft.com/mscorp/safety/default.mspx Microsoft's Safety Web site with information about phishing, safety legislation, and more.
http://staysafe.org An educational site about safety and security issues online.
A U.S. nonprofit touted as the "world's biggest online safety and help
www.icmec.org The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children's site offers features for information and activism.
www.cox.com/TakeCharge A safety information page from Cox Communications, an Internet/TV/cellular phone service provider.
This site lists ages of online
A site dedicated to preventing online
www.blogsafety.com A discussion site operated by nonprofit TechParenting Group based in California.
www.getnetwise.org Get information on spam, hackers, viruses, identity theft, and more.
www.wiredsafety.org/volunteer If you want to get involved, check out WiredSafety's Volunteer page here.
www.nch.org.uk/getinvolved This is the NCH's official Web site.
This page of the Family Safe Media Web site
This is one of a number of great Web sites where you can learn more about phishing and even test your skill at spotting
The NCH maintains a Web site that offers great advice about dealing with
www.haltabuse.org Get involved in stopping online abuse at this site for the organization Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA).
http://cyberbully.org The Cyberbully page of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use.
Recognizing Sexual Predators
http://voicelessvictims.org/2005/11/psychological_profile_of_a_chi.php Voiceless Victims is dedicated to providing a forum for victims of crimes and exploitation, and has a section on the profile of predators.
www.csom.org/pubs/mythsfacts.html A project run by the U.S. Department of Justice in the Center for Sex Offender Management that outlines myths and facts about sex offenders.
Child & Family Canada is
In addition to providing a resource for safety overall, Family Watchdog provides Americans the ability to find if there are predators living in their neighborhood, or to find where a specific
www.mako.org.au/prelist.html MAKO provides a sex offender registry for Australia. (Australia is the only country other than the United States with a system for locating sexual predators.)