Safety tech providers

The organisations listed on this page supply technology or services that help to ensure safer experiences for users online.
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  • CheckStep

    CheckStep provides a Platform-as-a-Service to manage User-Generated-Content through seamless policy change and monitoring. It helps platforms customize their trust and safety needs by providing the privacy, security and accuracy they need. The team behind CheckStep are world leaders in the domain of AI against online harm and understanding of regulations.

  • DragonflAI

    DragonflAI offers innovative machine learning technology that prohibits production of indecent underage imagery, without compromising privacy and freedom of speech.

  • VeriMe

    VeriMe provides anonymous age verification technologies for use in online environments. It's primary methodology involves the use of a UK registered mobile phone to establish if the owner is over the age of 18. VeriMe holds the esteemed PAS 1296 certification for age verification, its software operates in accordance with GDPR requirements.

  • Cubica Technology

    Cubica is a research and development organisation with expertise in image and video analysis. Its deep learning technology extracts high level content and relationships to help companies identify threats and reduce false alarms.

  • Superfast Schools

    Superfast Schools (provided by iCT4 Limited) offer fast, secure connectivity to schools, with advanced safeguarding tools, detailed and compliant online activity monitoring and multi-level cybersecurity solutions built in.

  • NetSupport

    NetSupport offers multi-lingual proactive/reactive online safety and wellbeing tools, helping schools create a safe learning environment. Schools can monitor and manage students’ school devices, identify trending eSafety topics with keyword/phrase monitoring, detect vulnerable students with a contextual intelligence-based Risk Index, prevent inappropriate online exposure with age-appropriate internet filtering – and more!

  • Image Analyser

    Image Analyser offers an image and video content moderation solution that detects visual threats including pornography, extremism and graphic violence. Its simple API makes it easy for software vendors and service providers to integrate the technology into their applications.

  • Privately SA

    Privately’s AI-driven technology helps app developers, gaming companies, web platforms and device manufacturers deploy child-centric online safety solutions that preserve privacy, and which can help and support children through real-time detection of threats, risks and harms.

  • Human Digital

    Human Digital work with government and global brands to detect, categorise and track harmful content to improve agile AI model performance and provide deep strategic analytics. Its human-led, tech-enabled approach combats the fast-moving challenges of sentiment, context, language complexity and platform visibility that occur across complex online ecosystems.

  • Two Hat

    Two Hat’s AI-powered content moderation platform classifies, filters, and escalates more than 100 billion human interactions, including text, usernames, images, and videos every month, all in real-time. With an emphasis on removing online harms including harassment, abuse, and hate speech, we provide gaming and social networking platforms with the tools to promote positive interactions and foster healthy, scalable communities that increase user engagement and retention.

  • Sentropy

    Sentropy builds context-aware AI tools for detection, removal, and analysis of abuse online. Sentropy's products are used by both platforms and individuals who want to protect against toxic user-generated content.

  • Schools Broadband

    Talk Straight/Schools Broadband provides secure Ultrafast internet connectivity for schools, MATs, Local Authorities and businesses. They specialise in advanced cloud-based technologies providing education-specific content filtering, filtered 4G and top-ranking Fortinet security.

  • AgeChecked

    AgeChecked is a specialist in global age verification. Their wide range of services enable online website operators to meet their responsibilities in regard to age- restricted products or content.

  • Yoti

    Yoti is a digital identity system that provides a safe, convenient and secure way of proving user identity and credentials, online and in person, as well as AI for accurate Age Estimation.

  • GB Group

    GBG’s age verification software protects both organisations and their customers by ensuring that they let the right people in, and keep the wrong people out. The process can be run with data, ID Documents or a combination of both, globally for all countries.

  • eSafe

    eSafe monitors the digital environment to identify early warning markers of harmful behaviour and content, including illegal material and criminal activity, whether visual (static and moving imagery including webcam) or text based content (keyboard input, apps, documents, websites), for safeguarding and law enforcement purposes.

  • Securus Software

    Securus allows schools to monitor activity on ALL school managed and BYOD devices, providing screenshot and detailed evidence of inappropriate activity and potential risks. This includes off-site learning, thus providing full safeguarding protection. A fully managed service is available where Securus experts will monitor activity on behalf of the school.

  • GoBubble

    GoBubble helps to create safer, healthier and kinder digital communities. It helps platforms to scale in a safer way with: - GoBubbleWrap, a child-focused SaaS moderation software API powered by AI, checking all content from the moment it is sent, (text, photo and video); - GoBubblePop, a digital engagement and token reward system API

  • Impero Software

    Impero Software’s learner wellbeing and device management solutions help schools monitor and manage devices to keep all students safe online. With scalable web filtering software protecting students at a network level, Impero’s real- time monitoring software detects vulnerable students at a device level, for a complete student safety solution.

  • senso.cloud

    Senso uses more than 20 years safeguarding knowledge to deliver safeguarding monitoring with comprehensive keyword libraries, visual threat detection, real-time alerts, and centralised reports for multi-school setups. Senso is cloud-based and the only solution globally that can monitor Microsoft Teams Chat for inappropriate keywords and images, on any device, anywhere.

  • Dr Sarah Carlick (MeSafe)

    A Safer Cultures & Social Care Tech consultancy, which blends safeguarding and digital solutions to create digitally safer cultures and safer digital working practices. Consultancy for safeguarding digital strategies; apps to transform databases for user-centric pathways; managing safeguarding risks; design principles of apps from a child’s perspective; new ideas for reporting pathways; multi-agency apps

  • Spirit AI

    Spirit AI is the creator of Ally, a technology that uses AI and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to identify the best and worst behaviours in online communities and conversations, identifying bad actors and helping online communities stay safe and healthy.

  • SuperAwesome

    SuperAwesome powers the kids digital media ecosystem. Its kidtech is used by hundreds of brands and content-owners to enable safe digital engagement with the global kids audience. Built specifically to ensure total digital privacy (COPPA/GDPR-K) for kids, SuperAwesome’s technology footprint reaches almost half a billion kids globally.

  • Broadband4

    Broadband4 is an education focussed Internet Service Provider, delivering high speed internet access for schools over our privately owned network. Delivering a comprehensive suite of e-safety and filtering tools, ensures that educational establishments can ensure their networks are protected.

  • Adept Education

    AdEPT Education is a leading provider of technology services to the education sector, providing firewall, fi ltering and authentication services, among others, to over 4,000 schools across the UK, for over 2 million educational users.

  • Tech Against Terrorism

    Tech Against Terrorism supports the tech industry tackle terrorist exploitation of the internet, whilst respecting human rights. Its Knowledge Sharing Platform hosts a collection of tools that startups and small tech companies can use to better protect themselves from the terrorist exploitation of their services.

  • Island23

    lsland23 works with individuals and global organisations to build safe, secure and scalable online communities and community management implementation strategy. It specialises in healthcare, pharmaceutical, technology and mental health online communities and is led by Darren Gough, a 15+ year community management expert and keynote speaker.

  • Cleanband

    Cleanband delivers a flexible Internet filtering platform for Service Providers to help protect their clients from exposure to undesirable or inappropriate content. Optimised for flexibility and price, the platform operates on a wide range of hardware and software.

  • Google (CSAI Match)

    CSAI Match is Google’s proprietary technology, developed by YouTube engineers to remove illegal video content and combat CSAI (Child Sexual Abuse Imagery) content online. This technology helps identify known CSAI content from high levels of content. Google makes CSAI Match available for free to partners in industry and NGOs.

  • 1account Age Verification

    1account provides businesses with a free, secure technical solution to validate user KYC data such as age and identity. This typically happens during the sale or sign up process, and is completed in real-time and with user consent.

  • eAWARE

    eAWARE offers an online safety programme for both schools and families, designed to identify online risk and empower young people with the skills they need to stay safe online.

  • Friendly WiFi

    Friendly WiFi is a safe certification standard for public WiFi. It checks public WiFi services are properly filtering child sexual abuse and pornographic material. The Friendly WiFi symbol allows operators of public WiFi services globally to show their WiFi is safe to use and meets a minimum standard of filtering.

  • Qumodo

    Qumodo is a research and development company created to combine the best people, with the most powerful AI to build a better society. Qumodo offers expert training, advice and specialist products, with particular focus on the detection, moderation and removal of harmful content.

  • VerifyMyAge

    VerifyMyAge offers a broad range of verification methods to help businesses quickly and easily age verify their customers online, including database checks, ID scans and credit card checks.

  • Unitary AI

    Unitary provides moderation to keep online communities safe by detecting inappropriate or unsafe material and spam. Unitary specialises in image and video analysis, using state-of-the-art computer vision technology. Unitary’s customisable solution ensures that each community can set its own guidelines.

  • MyConcern

    MyConcern: Award-Winning software enabling the protection of children and young people. Safeguarding, child-protection, and wellbeing concerns are easily and safely recorded and managed using cloud-based technology. Created and developed by child protection experts, it’s used internationally in education, sports clubs and charities.

  • IKydz

    Ikydz allows parents control and manage internet access for every device connected to their home Wi-Fi, including phones, tablets, laptops, smart TVs & games consoles, plus mobile devices on the go.

  • L1ght

    L1ght's anti-toxicity AI helps sites, apps and platforms protect from bullying, harassment, predatory behaviour, and CSAM, by continuously analyzing millions of websites and user interactions for toxic messages, photos and videos. L1ght's standalone products are used by law enforcement agencies to expedite investigations and bring sexual predators to justice.

  • VigilAI

    Vigil AI detects, categorises and evaluates child abuse content with no human interaction. The team behind Vigil AI includes some of the UK’s leading experts in automated content analysis, combining deep CSE domain knowledge with expertise in cutting-edge machine learning and image recognition.

  • Thorn

    Thorn is a non-profit that builds technology to defend children from sexual abuse. Its resources and tools enable law enforcement to identify victims faster, and help companies protect children on their platforms. Thorn's commercial product, Safer, is a comprehensive solution for platforms to detect, remove, and report child sexual abuse material (currently available for US markets only).

  • Semantics 21

    Semantics 21 produces state-of- the-art digital forensics software to analyse and grade images and videos; empowering law enforcement to combat child sexual exploitation. Its products significantly reduce the time and cost of investigating child sexual exploitation, terrorism and other crimes; and help to minimise the mental toll of viewing horrific content.

  • Spectrum Labs

    Spectrum Labs provides contextual AI, automation, and services to help consumer brands recognize and respond to toxic behaviour. The platform identifies 40+ behaviours across all languages enabling Trust & Safety teams to deal with harmful issues in real time. Spectrum Labs’ mission is to unite the power of data and community to rebuild trust in the Internet, making it a safer and more valuable place for all.

  • Moderate

    Moderate's AI technology and moderation workflows allow social media users to have a safer experience by identifying and moderating trolls, bots and other online harms.

  • Cloudflare

    The Cloudflare Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) scanning tool, free to all Cloudflare customers, alerts website owners of any image files that match known CSAM so they can take immediate action.

  • Age Check Certification Services

    Age Check Certification Services (ACCS) tests that age check systems work. From artificial intelligence algorithms and presentation attack detection, to parental consent and social proofing, to false instruments, ambient lighting and diverse devices; their test studio and worldwide mystery shopping services can assess whether age verification systems actually work.

  • INEQE Safeguarding Group

    INEQE Safeguarding Group makes people safer using innovative app-based technology. This utilises AI prompts when help is needed, advice on device level protection and resources to mitigate online risks and misinformation. Their Safer Schools App, dashboards, eLearning, consultancy and digital assessments are designed to empower families, schools, and sporting bodies

  • W2

    W2 provides global age verification (AV) and associated services, using data sources such as credit reference and utility agencies as well as automating document capture and verification to help ensure that customers are an appropriate age for specific online interactions.

  • SafeToNet

    SafeToNet keeps children safe in real time while they use their phone or tablet. It uses AI to detect and filter bullying, sextortion, abuse and aggression. The app also gives parents powerful insights into their child’s online world whilst always respecting the child’s rights to privacy.

  • Google (Content Safety API)

    Content Safety API uses artificial intelligence to help organisations better prioritise child sexual abuse material (CSAM) for review. It offers this service for free to NGOs and private companies to support their work protecting children. The API steps up the fight against CSAM by prioritising for human review potentially illegal content that has not been seen before. To date, the content safety API has helped partners prioritise 1+ billion images.

  • CameraForensics

    CameraForensics offers digital imaging forensics for global law enforcement agencies. Its technology crawls, indexes and identifies imagery across the web to match online and off line personas, empowering investigators to solve complex crimes. CameraForensics web- crawlers automatically detect and report illegal imagery. The company provides consultancy in web-scale image processing and crawling

  • CAP Certified

    CAP Certified is a community led Child Authentication and Protection platform. It provides account-level protection, empowers parents to actively participate in their children’s online safety and enables digital platforms to create a safer environment for children.

  • Jess Digital

    Jess Digital offer training and consultancy to schools, companies, public and voluntary organisations. With expertise in the online harms agenda, their focus is to empower digital citizens – rooting online safety within the context of the digital economy and online communications revolution. We should all be able to live a good life online.

  • Azoomee

    Azoomee is a multimedia platform offering hundreds of brain- boosting games and inspiring TV shows that foster curiosity and wonder in kids. From family favourites to hands-on arts & crafts, everything’s handpicked and ad-free, so kids are completely safe to explore. Azoomee provides positive screen time that’s packed with fun!

  • Microsoft (PhotoDNA)

    Microsoft began sharing the first release of PhotoDNA as an on-premise technology in 2009. Since then, this technology has helped curb the exploitation of children around the world by detecting millions of illegal images for reporting to appropriate authorities. Free to accredited organisations. In the UK, access to PhotoDNA is provided via the IWF hashlist (https://www.iwf.org.uk/our-services/hash-list)

  • Microsoft (Azure moderation API)

    Azure is a content moderation API and human review tool for images, text and videos. It helps to enable detection of potential offensive and unwanted images; filtering of possible profanity and undesirable text; and moderation of adult content in videos. Free to existing Azure customers.

  • Netsweeper

    Netsweeper’s client filtering technology reduces the risks students will face online. Its systems help to protect students from inappropriate or explicit content, the dangers of social networking, online solicitation, and personal identity theft.

  • Factmata

    Factmata helps brands and organisations reduce the damaging effects of online misinformation and harmful content. Its intelligence dashboards and reports help companies understand what their audience is thinking and saying, by flagging potentially harmful content and showing its impact.

  • Cyan

    Cyan helps law enforcement, social media, and cloud providers to find and block harmful content from paedophiles and terrorists. Its new generation of tools provides dramatically accelerated on-site or lab based digital triage for policing, effective protection for social media, cloud and messaging apps, and empowers governments to achieve policy goals.

  • Google (Perspective API)

    Perspective API that makes it easier to host better conversations. It uses machine learning models to score the perceived impact a comment might have on a conversation. Developers and publishers can use this score to give realtime feedback to commenters or help moderators do their job, or allow readers to more easily find relevant information.

  • Crisp

    Crisp stops toxic, harmful and fake online content from damaging enterprises, social platforms and society. Crisp’s real-time knowledge graph predicts, discovers, tracks, alerts and removes harmful content that is created by bad actors. It has become an early warning and threat intervention system for stopping harmful content 24/7/365.

  • Just Ask Max

    Just Ask Max is the ultimate online safety service for families – a one- stop-shop for all your digital needs. Ask our experts any question – from the small to the scary – and we’ll help you solve problems, find products and protect your whole family online. Want to stop hackers? Banish cyber bullies? Cut screen time without screams? Just Ask Max.

  • E2BN Protex Ltd

    E2BN Protex provides differentiated web content and URL filtering to the education sector. Users are assigned to age appropriate profiles that can be tailored to the schools safeguarding policies. E2BN Protex is fully compliant with the UK Safer Internet Centre's recommendations for an appropriate filter and supports schools' PREVENT Duty.

  • Giants Technology

    Giants Technology provides highly customisable, cost-effective online community software, engineered to serve people, not content. Developed by the community management pioneers of the award-winning PlayStation and giffgaff communities, our unique platform enables organisations and businesses of all kinds and sizes to create their own healthy, positive online spaces.

  • Lightspeed Systems

    Lightspeed Systems provide schools with the ability to filter, monitor, and report on every device. Their cloud-based solutions provide scalable content filtering, SSL decryption, safe YouTube, social media tools and help ensure Ofsted and KCSIE e-safety compliance. They also provide advanced reporting and alerts for self-harm, cyberbullying and much more.

  • Global Disinformation Index (GDI)

    The Global Disinformation Index (GDI) is a non-profit aimed at catalysing industry to reduce disinformation and its harms. It offers scalable solutions to identify adversarial narrative topics and high-risk domains for advertisers, ad tech companies and platforms. GDI provides a trusted and independent rating of disinformation risk for news sites by leveraging data science and intelligence.

  • Samurai Labs

    Samurai protects children and communities from online violence. Samurai’s Autonomous Community Guardians enable online communities, products and networks to proactively transform toxicity and abuse into healthy human dialogue. Designed for performance, transparency and control, Samurai Guardians are trusted to intervene immediately and autonomously to keep online environments safe.

  • Internet Watch Foundation

    Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) proactively seeks images and videos of child sexual abuse and receives reports from members of the public from over 30 countries world-wide. They work collaboratively to seek its swift removal and work with companies offering technical services to keep their platforms free from child sexual abuse.

  • Securium

    Securium is an advanced cyber- intelligence company offering sophisticated and scalable software for content and conversation analysis that enables protection of both businesses and individuals. Securium’s software offers control over harmful and illegal content and conversations, enabling detection and prevention of child grooming, hate speech, and fake news.

  • TooToot

    Tootoot is the award-winning platform and app which gives students a voice to report anything from bullying to a mental health concern, making it easier for students to speak up. It is trusted by over 500,000 children and young people and 15,000 teachers to date.

  • NewsGuard

    NewsGuard’s trust ratings indicate the reliability of more than 6,000 websites. Icons and ratings appear next to links on search engines and social media sites, and are available for device-level protection and network filtering. NewsGuard’s Misinformation Fingerprints catalog major false narratives, enabling platforms, cybersecurity firms and governments to mitigate online misinformation.

  • Wave 9

    Wave 9 provides education specific managed internet, web filtering and security as to keep students safe online.

  • The Social Element

    The Social Element is a consultancy-led social media agency that works with some of the world’s biggest brands to ensure their social media is creating genuine human connections with consumers whilst protecting their brand through community management, insights, social listening and content moderation.

  • CPOMS Systems

    CPOMS is an online system, used by over 12,000 schools across the globe, to help school staff log any concerns relating to the wellbeing of a pupil – whether pastoral, safeguarding or in relation to child protection.

  • Netclean

    NetClean provides businesses and organisations with technical solutions that disrupt the distribution and consumption of child sexual abuse material, and protect both work computers and business mobile devices from being used for illegal activities.

  • Pimloc

    Pimloc provides machine learning services for video security and data privacy applications. Pimloc has developed a world leading platform for the ingestion, detection, classification, and protection of visual content. This platform powers two products - a system for identifying visual content, and a system for anonymising sensitive content.

  • Standing on Giants

    Standing on Giants are the world’s first agency for businesses that want to build a brand-owned, online community. Born from the team that created giffgaff, Standing on Giants now work with companies around the world including Airbnb, O2, Tesco Bank and E.ON, engaging their customers through safe and thriving online communities.

  • Logically

    Logically works with governments, technology platforms and brands around the world to help detect problematic content, influence operations and track disinformation campaigns. Additionally, its consumer product provides users with context-rich news and a semi-automated factchecking service.

  • Moonshot

    Moonshot works to disrupt and ultimately end violent extremism. From digital capacity-building to counter-messaging campaigns, its data-proven techniques help its clients respond to violent extremism effectively all over the world.

  • Opendium

    Opendium is a UK-based company developing internet filtering and monitoring solutions. Its systems help schools implement Safer Internet & Prevent guidelines.

  • Network Connect Ltd.

    Network Connect provide solutions designed to aid companies in protecting their employees from inappropriate and illegal content online. Our services include: high speed, secure internet connectivity, network security, content filtering and reporting.

  • Astroscreen

    Astroscreen is an early warning system for disinformation and online manipulation. Its systems use use the latest machine learning techniques and human intelligence to detect fake accounts and botnets at scale, and counter extremist and fake content.

  • Raven Science

    At Raven Science our mission is to make the world a safer place to live in. Our advanced cyber solutions are developed from cutting edge academic research to assist law enforcement agencies and social media hosts find, classify, and analyse extremist terrorist propaganda found online.

  • TrustElevate

    TrustElevate is an identity RegTech service that enables companies handling under 16s’ data to comply with a raft of regulations including GDPR, PSD2 and e-Privacy Regulation. TrustElevate verifies under-16s’ ages and for under-13s we verify parental responsibility so a parent can give consent to data processing, purchasing and access.

  • Smoothwall

    Smoothwall offers a range of student safety solutions including Web Filtering (used by c. 40% of UK schools); Monitoring (24/7 Managed Service) to flag incidents or concerns as they happen; and Record Manager to log wellbeing and safeguarding concerns, whether they occur online or offline, within a secure student timeline.

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