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 www.mcafee.com/cybermum, follow Alex on Twitter @Cybermum_AU or on Facebook @CybermumAU.
Articles by Author
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...
Feb 09, 2015 | 3 MIN READ
Privacy & Identity Protection
How Password Managers are Saving the DayAs I get older, I am convinced that my memory is fading. Whether it’s names, places or...
Jan 26, 2015 | 3 MIN READ
New Research Shows Cyberbullying Has Risen 56% Just 12 MonthsThe results of McAfee’s latest Teens, Tweens and Technology research study released today are enough to make...
Jul 27, 2014 | 3 MIN READ
Cyberbullying – Where Did It All Start?You would be hard pressed to find a parent who doesn’t worry about cyberbullying, and rightly so....
Jul 08, 2014 | 3 MIN READ
Netiquette – Teaching Your Kids Online Manners‘Chew with your mouth closed’ ‘Say please and thank you’ ‘Don’t interrupt – wait your turn to...
Apr 30, 2014 | 3 MIN READ
Why Your Kids Can’t Join Facebook Until They Are 13Have you ever wondered why it is that your kids can’t join social media sites like Facebook...
Apr 14, 2014 | 3 MIN READ
Kik – The App of the MomentIf you have tweens or teens living in your household then I am quite sure you would...
Mar 13, 2014 | 4 MIN READ
Cyber Pranks – Funny or Mean??We all know that kids love to play pranks – it is just part of childhood. Whether...
Mar 04, 2014 | 2 MIN READ
Cybercasing – How Sharing Your Pics, Videos and Status Updates Can Get You Into TroubleIt can be fun ‘checking in’ at your favourite restaurant on Facebook, sharing pics of your hotel...
Apr 30, 2013 | 2 MIN READ
Getting Down With The Kids – Internet Slang for Dummies!Whenever my boys come home with a new buzz word or saying, I instantly feel like a...
Jan 11, 2013 | 2 MIN READ
Online Shopping – How To Avoid The Bad So You Can Enjoy The Good!There is a very big part of me that truly believes online shopping was created in heaven...
Dec 11, 2012 | 4 MIN READ
How To Prevent Your Emails Being HackedI have a fabulous friend called Rebecca*. Not only is she smart and clever but she is...
Dec 05, 2012 | 2 MIN READ