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.

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McAfee News
Stay Smart Online Week 2018
Time for a Cyber Safety Check-Up? Aussies love the internet. And the statistics just confirm it. In...
Family Safety
Share Kids Images Safely
Kids images online. I’m not a big sharer online but I do love popping up a few...
Family Safety
Teens, Gaming and Risk
How Are Your Kids Navigating the Dangers? It’s no secret that our generation of digital natives love...
Privacy & Identity Protection
Get Your Online Privacy Under Control
This Privacy Awareness Week, check how well you're controlling your online privacy. Need to do better but don't know how?...
Family Safety
Keep Your Mum Safe This Mother’s Day!
On my first Mother’s Day 21 years ago, I received a pair of gorgeous fluffy pink slippers....
Family Safety
Teen Gaming, Cybersecurity Specialist Training
Many of us parents have a love/hate relationship with teen gaming. While it seems to cast a...
Privacy & Identity Protection
#DeleteFacebook: Do You Really Need To?
Will you or won't you? It's up to you. But if you find you just can't #deleteFacebook, our Cybermum has...
Family Safety
Safer Internet Day 2018: How To Develop Online Respect At Home
Safer Internet Day 2018 theme is all about respect. Cybermum Alex Merton-McCann on teaching kids to respect others, and themselves,...
Family Safety
Your Back To School Tech Plan
Our Cybermum Alex Merton-McCann's Back To School to-do list to get your kids and your household tech ready for the...
Tips & Tricks
What To Do If Your Email Is Hacked
Email hacking is more common than you think. If you find yourself a victim of email hacking here are a...
Privacy & Identity Protection
So, Your Child Wants A Smartwatch for Christmas? Here’s What You Need to Know
If your teen wants a Smartwatch, here are some pros and cons to these devices and steps you can take...
Family Safety
Kids, Travel and Wi-Fi
Connecting to Wi-Fi whilst travelling is a necessity for many but what can we do to make sure we are...
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