Alex Merton-McCann

Cyber Safety Ambassador

McAfee’s Cyber Safety Ambassador for Australia and New Zealand, Alex, is a mother of four boys who juggles family, work, home life, hobbies and her children’s ever growing social lives (on and offline). Like many parents, Alex has concerns about the safety of her children, who are growing up online world. Alex’s blogs are about internet safety issues and sharing her own experiences, insights and lessons to help keep kids and families safe online. To learn more about Alex and McAfee’s Family Internet Safety Centre, go to, follow Alex on Twitter @Cybermum_AU or on Facebook @CybermumAU.

Articles by Author

Family Safety
Online Safety for Seniors – How to Keep Older Family Members Safe Online
Heard of the sandwich generation? Well, if you’ve got a tribe of kids and parents who are...
Family Safety
Why You Need to Get a Family Technology Agreement Happening
There were multiple times during my digital parenting journey when I would have loved to put my...
Family Safety
Can Parental Controls Can Help You Create Good Habits?
Molding and shaping our kids while we can is every parent’s dream. When kids are young –...
Family Safety
Aussie Children Have 2nd Highest Rate of Cyberbullying, Time To Focus on Digital Parenting
Whether it was bush fires, Covid, floods, or the Ukraine conflict, the news agenda over the last...
Internet Security
How To Secure Your Online Life? Find Your Protection Score!
I am renowned for getting myself into big messes – particularly in the kitchen when I’m cooking...
Family Safety
Are You Playing A Role In Protecting Your Online Privacy?
Like most things in life, online privacy is a 2-way street. As consumers, we expect the companies...
Family Safety
My Child Wants a Phone. Should I Say ‘Yes’?
I can remember so clearly the day I got my first mobile phone. I was 21, had...
Family Safety
A Parent’s Guide to TikTok
Finding someone who hasn’t heard of TikTok in 2022 would be quite the achievement. As one of...
Family Safety
Kids Back To School – The Perfect Time to Audit Your Family’s Online Safety
When Aussie school opened their doors this year, the lifespan of parents around the country drastically improved....
Family Safety
Why Staying Calm May Be One Of The Best Ways Of Keeping Your Kids Safe Online
There are very few guarantees in this world – but experiencing drama when you are a parent...
Family Safety
Passwords are Like Toothbrushes – Not to Be Shared!!
So, in the spirit of being brief and not overloading, I’m going to focus on one easy...
Family Safety
So, Your Kids Have Left School. Do You Still Need To Worry About Their Online Safety?
Tips to Your Child’s Online Safety After Graduation
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