||Microsoft Corporation and i-SAFE are partnering together to fulfill
the joint goal of Internet safety and computer security around the world. We do this through innovation and inspiration. The revolutionary i-LEARN Online
modules teach Internet safety issues and train educators, students (i-MENTOR Training Network), parents (i-PARENT Campaign), law enforcement (Operation
i-SHIELD), and adults over the age of 50 (i-FIFTY+) to develop classroom strategies and/or participate in community awareness programs, which pass along
their knowledge to others and ensure cyber safe families and communities. But that's not all. The Microsoft/i-SAFE partnership has taken Internet safety
directly to students through annual Youth Summits for Online Safety. Here, students get a healthy mix of education and, through specially designed
activities, are empowered to use what they learn to promote Internet safety concepts in exciting ways. Nowhere is the need for a safe online environment
more important than with respect to children. The Microsoft/i-SAFE partnership helps make that happen in the United States and now in countries around
Get Game Smart is a campaign led by Microsoft to provide parents with tools and resources -- such as tips from experts and fun family activities -- to help them manage their children's gaming and entertainment experiences. Click on GetGameSmart.com or the logo for more.
||Verizon is expanding its efforts to provide customers and employees
with the tools they need to stay safe when using the Internet. The company has joined forces with i-SAFE in a campaign to educate and empower young people
to be safe and responsible cyber citizens. The campaign was developed by i-SAFE and launched via a Web site, https://auth.isafe.org/verizon. The Web site
provides information about cyber predators, intellectual property, and other personal safety issues, and contains videos and other presentation materials
for parents and other adults seeking training and tips on Internet safety.
Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon Communications continues to work with i-SAFE to find new ways to deliver the message of cyber citizenship, as well as arming employees with information and materials they can use to help parents, educators, and youth spread the word throughout their communities. Through generous grants, Verizon Foundation has funded successful i-SAFE youth empowerment, teacher trainings and community outreach events in a growing list of states: Colorado, Massachusetts, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia.
||IBM employees have a long history of volunteering in their communities,
and through the IBM On Demand program, the company offers resources for its employees to use in their volunteer efforts. IBM turned to i-SAFE to acquire
resources like PowerPoint presentations, statistics, and tips so its employees can go out in their communities and provide Internet safety presentations
to parents, teachers, and community leaders. On Jan. 6, 2005, IBM and i-SAFE launched this new program.