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

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...
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...
Family Safety
Don’t Let the Grinch Hack Your Christmas!
Technology is the number 1 item on peoples Christmas list. How do you plan to buy, secure and manage the...
Family Safety
STEM – How and Why To Get Your Daughter Involved
With STEM tipped to be the jobs growth sector of the future, making STEM graduates in huge demand, who would...
Privacy & Identity Protection
The Future of Cyber Safety: Could Artificial Intelligence Be The Silver Bullet?
A glimpse into the future of digital parenting and teaching cyber safety to kids in the to stay safe...
Family Safety
Fake News: What Every Parent Needs To Know
What is fake news? Could your kids spot a fake news story online? Could you? Tips on picking fake from...
Family Safety
To Unplug Or Not To Unplug? That Is The Holiday Question
We Aussies don't find it easy to unplug on holidays even if we want to. What are the risks? Tips...
Family Safety
The Dark Web: What Every Parent Should Know
Surface web, deep web, dark web. Understand who inhabits the dark web and why, and why you need to talk...
Family Safety
Is Our Smartphone Addiction Affecting Our Mental Health?
How many times a day do you touch your smartphone? If your smartphone is really running your life, take back...
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