Online Safety

Helping families 
navigate the 
digital world

With technology constantly changing, it can be challenging to keep up - and to manage your family's technology usage. That's why we've partnered with leading online safety partners to provide you with resources so you and your family have the confidence to use technology safely and responsibly.

Father and son on mobile phones

Step 1: Get good digital parenting advice.

Verizon is a supporter and member of FOSI, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the online world safer for kids and families through enlightened public policy and industry best practices.

Girls on laptop

Step 2: Got kids? Add content filters.

We’ve partnered with Mobicip to offer enhanced content filtering tools that work on smartphones, tablets and computers, helping children make positive digital choices everywhere they browse.

Girl on mobile phone

Step 3: Add an Internet security plan.

For Fios customers, Verizon offers a comprehensive suite of parental controls and Internet security plans to guard against identity theft, malware and inappropriate content.

Step 4: Family Base - a must have for kids with cell phones

From identifying late night texting to controlling data usage by line, FamilyBase gives parents insight and control over when, how and with whom your kids communicate.

Wireless Safeguards & Controls Community

This forum was designed for wireless customers to ask and answer questions.

Important Wireless Issues

Get the facts about safety issues related to your wireless device, including phone security, enhanced 911, radio frequency emissions and more.

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