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
How To Manage Screen Time These Holidays
Gosh I love December. The kids are on school holidays, the homework has finished and work is...
Family Safety
My Best Online Tips To Get You Sorted For Christmas
Every year I promise myself I am going to be super organised for Christmas. Invariably, I fail....
Family Safety
The Most Hackable Christmas Gifts of 2016 – Are You Prepared?
I’ve decided that 2016 will be a calm and collected Christmas in our house. I’m saying NO...
Family Safety
How Much Is Your Phone Worth To You?
I know I have said it before but I would much rather lose my wallet than my...
Family Safety
Australia’s Most Dangerous Celebrities of 2016
Cybercriminals are crafty types. They like to think of themselves as one step ahead of us mere...
Family Safety
The Busy Parents’ Guide to Keeping Your Kids Safe Online
As a busy mum of 4, I often feel that my brain is in overload. Too much...
Family Safety
Heads Up Parents. Gaming Could Help Your Kids Perform Better at School but Facebook Won’t!
Some days, I think gaming is a gift from the gods – a ‘time-out’ gift for tired,...
Family Safety
Travel Tech: How To Stay Safe When You Travel
I don’t think there are many more exciting experiences than holidays. No housework, no routines, no daily...
Family Safety
Beware Cloned Facebook Profiles
If you have had a Facebook friend request from a friend that you are sure you already...
Family Safety
My Favourite Mothering Apps
I honestly don’t know where I would be without my favourite collection of apps. With four kids,...
Family Safety
The Facebook Cull and Why You Should Embrace It!
So, how many friends do you have on Facebook? Do you really know them or were they...
Privacy & Identity Protection
The Decluttering Bug
I have a confession to make – I think I have become addicted to decluttering. Perhaps it...
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