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
Smartphones in Classrooms: is it Time for a Rethink?
In 2017, you’d be hard pressed to find many teens heading off to school WITHOUT a smartphone...
Family Safety
Are Your Devices Killing the Romance in Your Relationship?
If you ever feel like your partner’s device is the ‘third person’ in your relationship, then you...
Family Safety
The 5-Minute Parent’s Guide to Instagram
If you’re a tween or even a teen, it’s all about Instagram. As my 13 year old...
Family Safety
The Parent’s Cybersafety Checklist for Back To School
Sometimes I am not sure which is more stressful – Christmas, or getting kids ready for the...
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...
Mobile Security
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
How To Protect Your iCloud Storage and Keep Your Digital Assets Safe
Believe it or not, having your iCloud storage hacked is not just something that happens to celebrities....
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,...
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