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

Internet Security
How Do You Manage Your Social Media Privacy?
‘Ensure your privacy settings are set to the highest level’ – if you’ve been reading my posts...
Family Safety
Teen Slang – What You Need To Know To Understand Your Teen
Got any ‘rizz’? Did you ‘slay’ that dinner? Is the ‘cozzie livs’ stressing you out?  If you...
Family Safety
A Parent’s Guide to ChatGPT
ChatGPT is, without doubt, the biggest tech story of the year. It’s created debate in schools and...
Family Safety
How to Raise Responsible Digital Citizens
‘So, what is the ultimate goal of all of our parenting?’ When I asked this question to...
Internet Security
How to Protect Your Kids From Inappropriate Online Content
Inquisitive, curious and fiercely independent. These are the three words that come to mind when I remember...
Internet Security
Do I Really Need to be on Snapchat to be a Good Digital Parent?
If you had to count the number of social media platforms your teen uses, I wonder what...
Internet Security
How to Help Your Teens Stay Safe When They Start Dating Online
In the 80’s, train stations and church groups were the key places to meet boys. And despite...
Internet Security
Sextortion – What Every Parent Needs To Know
Imagine this. You’re 15, feeling unsure about yourself in the world, possibly even a little lonely. One...
Internet Security
Could ChatGPT Be The Best Thing That’s Ever Happened To Your Family?
I have a confession to make – I so wish ChatGPT was around when my kids were...
Internet Security
How to Talk To Your Kids About Identity Theft
Let’s be honest, talking to your kids about identity theft isn’t probably top of your list. There’s...
Internet Security
RUOK Day – How to Get Help Online When You’re Not Feeling OK
I’m such a fan of RUOK? Day. Started in 2009, it’s an Australian non-profit suicide prevention that...
Internet Security
ChatGPT’s Impact on Privacy and How to Protect Yourself
How To Manage Your Privacy When Using ChatGPT or Other Generative AI Love it or hate it,...
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