“As our lives increasingly go digital, security is a major concern not only for the various online services we use, but also for the devices on which we save our data,” Topher Kessler writes for Macworld. “Chances are that if you’re reading this article, you own a Mac. And on your Mac, you’d like much of the work you do on it to be kept private.”
“While OS X is relatively secure by default, there are some additional steps you can take to ensure the data on your Mac is only accessible by you, even if your Mac is stolen,” Kessler writes. “Overall, while Apple can do very little to prevent your computer from being stolen, OS X does its best to protect the data it holds as well as offers a chance that you can pinpoint its location.”
Kessler writes, “With these options enabled, you can be sure your Mac’s data is as safe as possible, with little to no inconvenience for you.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]