Apple Provides Sensible Device and Data Access Safety Advice

2021-01-13T08:36:47-05:00

Our iPhones are the keys to our digital lives, holding our most private photos, conversations, and financial data, among much else. That’s why Apple goes to such lengths to help us protect our privacy and security. But we all have people with whom we share some level of access, whether that means shared photo albums, […]

Apple Provides Sensible Device and Data Access Safety Advice2021-01-13T08:36:47-05:00

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Improve Your Digital Security

2021-01-13T08:37:42-05:00

Have a safer 2021 with New Year’s resolutions that will help you secure your devices, avoid email and text scams, and stay safe from malware, as well as benefit from the security and ease-of-use of password managers, which can even fill in passwords for iPhone apps.

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Improve Your Digital Security2021-01-13T08:37:42-05:00

Flash Is Dead—Uninstall Flash Player to Keep Your Mac Secure

2020-12-08T13:56:02-05:00

In July 2017, Adobe announced that it would stop distributing and updating Flash Player on December 31st, 2020. Web standards like HTML5 provide a viable alternative to Flash content, and organizations that relied on Flash have had three years to replace it. Because Adobe will no longer be addressing security vulnerabilities in Flash with updates, […]

Flash Is Dead—Uninstall Flash Player to Keep Your Mac Secure2020-12-08T13:56:02-05:00

Approve App Authentication Requests with Your Apple Watch in Catalina

2020-07-02T08:37:42-04:00

Tired of typing your admin account password whenever you try to install software or change security settings on your Mac? A new feature in macOS 10.15 Catalina removes that requirement for Apple Watch owners. In System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General, select the checkbox for “Use your Apple Watch to unlock apps and […]

Approve App Authentication Requests with Your Apple Watch in Catalina2020-07-02T08:37:42-04:00

Preparing Your Organization for a Possible COVID-19 Quarantine

2020-03-04T09:29:32-05:00

As of this writing, the respiratory disease COVID-19 has caused nearly 3000 deaths and infected over 80,000 people worldwide. There are relatively few cases in North America currently, but that could increase significantly. For high-quality information about COVID-19, turn to the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For now, […]

Preparing Your Organization for a Possible COVID-19 Quarantine2020-03-04T09:29:32-05:00

Use Your Apple Watch to Unlock Your Mac, and Apps in Catalina

2020-01-10T10:30:24-05:00

If you’ve resisted requiring a password on your Mac after it wakes up or comes out of the screen saver because it’s too much work to enter repeatedly, an Apple Watch can make authentication much easier. In previous versions of macOS, just wearing an unlocked Apple Watch is enough to enter your Mac’s password; in […]

Use Your Apple Watch to Unlock Your Mac, and Apps in Catalina2020-01-10T10:30:24-05:00

What Does Having a T2 Chip in Your Mac Mean to You?

2019-10-02T11:59:22-04:00

If you own an iMac Pro, or a Mac mini, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro model introduced in 2018 or later, your Mac has one of Apple’s T2 security chips inside. On the whole, having a T2 chip in your Mac is a good thing, thanks to significantly increased security and other benefits, but there […]

What Does Having a T2 Chip in Your Mac Mean to You?2019-10-02T11:59:22-04:00

Some of Our Favorite Features of macOS 10.15 Catalina

2019-09-04T10:42:02-04:00

In a break from Apple’s pattern of alternating cycle of releases, macOS 10.15 Catalina is not a refinement of 10.14 Mojave like 10.13 High Sierra was for 10.12 Sierra. Instead, Catalina boasts significant changes, both obvious things like new apps and less-obvious things like under-the-hood improvements. Here are some of our favorites. iTunes Is Dead! […]

Some of Our Favorite Features of macOS 10.15 Catalina2019-09-04T10:42:02-04:00

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Using a Password Manager

2019-09-04T10:29:55-04:00

We often recommend using a password manager like 1Password or LastPass, but we’ve gotten a few questions asking why we’re so adamant about this. Lots of people think that all they need to do to keep their online accounts secure is create a single password with some numbers, often switching a lowercase L with a […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Using a Password Manager2019-09-04T10:29:55-04:00

Beware Microsoft Office 365 Phishing Attacks!

2019-09-04T10:25:01-04:00

We’re seeing an uptick in email phishing attacks purporting to come from Microsoft about Office 365. They’re quite convincing messages that tell users that their credit card payment has failed, that an account needs renewing, or that a password needs to be confirmed. Needless to say, they’re all complete scams, and clicking a link in […]

Beware Microsoft Office 365 Phishing Attacks!2019-09-04T10:25:01-04:00
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