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
A Family Technology Contract? Should You or Shouldn’t You?
I would never consider myself to be an A+ parent. Maybe a solid B. Perhaps I can...
Privacy & Identity Protection
How Safe Is Your Personal Information Online?
How many websites have you shared information with? Do you use the same passwords across all your...
Privacy & Identity Protection
Passwords – It’s Not Cool to Share
Rightly or wrongly, being part of the ‘it’ crowd at school is what every tween and teen...
Family Safety
Do You Know Your Kids’ Passwords?
As parents, we are faced with so many dilemmas. Are our children ‘available’ for play dates with...
Mobile Security
Mobile Phone Etiquette
Many experts believe a new standard of etiquette is evolving to keep pace with our digital society. But has a...
Family Safety
Live Streaming – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Listen up parents: live streaming is the latest trend that you need to get your heads around....
Family Safety
Online Forums and Chronic Illness
Life can sometimes deal us a tough set of cards. Dealing with a chronic illness is no...
Family Safety
What Do Your Kids Want To Be When They Grow Up?
When I was 8, I was completely obsessed with being an air hostess ‘when I grew up.’ The thought...
Family Safety
The Dangers of Walking and Talking
As safe drivers and responsible community members, I know we are all aware that you just can’t...
Family Safety
Research Shows Parents Need a Pat On the Back But There Is Still Work To Be Done
Sometimes as parents we need a little pat on the back and confirmation we’re doing something right....
Internet Security
Safer Internet Day – What Are You Doing To Stay Safe Online?
If there was ever a reminder to make sure we are playing it safe online then it’s...
Privacy & Identity Protection
How Password Managers are Saving the Day
As I get older, I am convinced that my memory is fading.  Whether it’s names, places or...
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