Welcome to the Internet Safety Project!
Is this your first time visiting the Internet Safety Project? Don’t worry we were once new too.
Here are a few tips to get you started! Just look for the phrase that best describes you.
I want advice from Internet Safety Experts
Read our blogs here. All of our guest bloggers are Internet safety experts who give great practical advice!
You can also listen to our podcasts! We interview experts and talk about current Internet safety issues.Every podcast we record is available online for free. Click here to see the full selection.
You can also access blogs and podcasts using the tabs at the top of the site.
I am an Educator or Parent looking for Internet safety resources
You’ve come to the right place! You can search for articles from the main wiki page here for articles on Internet Safety. Or just use the search bar in the upper right hand corner.
You can also look at the resources other Internet safety organizations (See a complete list of Internet Safety Organizations and Products here). Some sites even include curriculum or volunteer programs that you can implement in your community or school. Check out the categories below to get started:
I want to know what’s going on in Internet and Technology news right now!
Read some of our Newswire Reports. We regularly post new reports on current internet safety and technology issues.
I just want to know more about the Internet and the issues out there. Where should I start?
You can search our Internet Safety Project Wiki (search bar in the upper right hand corner), but if you're not even sure what to look for you might want to start by browsing some of our popular pages.
Try starting with our list of wiki articles on Internet basics. These are things that you will probably stumble across in normal computer use, such as: acronyms, browsers, e-mail, and search engines.Here are articles on some of the bigger safety issues we cover:
- Online Games Addiction
- Identity Theft
- Social Networking
- Online Predators
You can also browse How To articles to get instructions on specific tasks on our How To Page.
I’m buying some software soon and I want to compare products
We've compiled articles on products and software to make it easier for you to research your options. You can see our list of Internet Safety Products here, or you can start with a specific category (We've listed some popular categories below).
Keep in mind that the wiki is always growing and adding new products! If you don’t see a product you love on the list write an article about it! Feel free to add your feedback about products to the articles (What features really make a difference, What glitches there are, etc.)
I want to know whether a website is appropriate for my family
Well we can't make decisions for you, but we can provide you with as much information as possible about the site before you go there. Our articles list things that you as a parent may be concerned about including privacy settings, the type of media on the site, and the amount of profanity you'll see.
Look up the site in our wiki and learn more about it (search bar in the upper right hand corner or see the main page here)!
I am a student who needs help with my homework
No problem! We cover a wide range of Internet related topics. You can look at the NewsWire to find out current news and check out some of wiki articles on various topics. Our wiki also has articles on the different educational resources available out there.
I want to write an article for the wiki
Great! We always need new, fresh articles. Check out our contributor’s page to get started. It should give you all the instructions you need. If you have any problems you can always email us at: [email protected]
I want to know who runs this site. How did this project get started anyways?
The Internet Safety Project was founded by Dr. Charles Knutson, a computer science professor at Brigham Young University. He has a small group of employees that help run the site. However, anyone can contribute articles to the wiki (Got any good ideas?)!
You can read our about page to find out more about the history of the project and read our mission statement.
Wait!! I have more questions!
Ok, no problem! You can email us at [email protected].