Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of A Practical Guide to Networking and Security in iOS 8, and a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns. He is also a regular contributor to the Economist, Fast Company, and Boing Boing.

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Private I: Lock your cloud backups away with an encryption key

The myriad cloud backup services use different methods for encrypting not just your data, but the keys to it. Glenn Fleishman explains it all.

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How to help your family stay more secure online

New Year's is the perfect time to review your Internet security measures, and help your family do the same.

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The first 10 apps to install on your brand-new Mac

Just unwrapped a shiny new Mac? Seek out these essentials first, and thank us later.

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How to stay connected in unconnected places

Traveling for the holidays? There have never been more options for acquiring high-speed Internet access, whether you're staying at your old family home or a hotel.

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Family Sharing is convenient, but comes with its own risks

Apple should provide more granular controls for location tracking, and families need to understand how device wiping works.

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Without your Recovery Key, your Apple ID could be lost forever

Do you know where your Apple ID Recovery Key is? Keeping track of it could save your digital life.

Private I: Choosing whether to sync your passwords

Not all passwords are created equal, and password generators like 1Password, LastPass, and iCloud Keychain are your best bet against hacking.

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Two-factor authentication gets physical with USB U2F devices

If these little security dongles catch on, we won't have to type in second-factor codes anymore.

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Private I: It's time to encrypt everything

Tools have never been more powerful, and we've never had as many options from which to choose. It's about to get even better.

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Let the right one in: Apple uses two doors to manage malware

WireLurker and Masque Attack show the different paths Apple has taken for app security, and how Apple could loosen the reins of iOS without putting most users at additional risk.

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iCloud Drive is backing up files you haven't saved yet

It's a feature, not a bug, but Glenn Fleishman thinks Apple should at least give users a choice.

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How Newsstand failed The Magazine, and what Apple should do

The Magazine publisher Glenn Fleishman opens up about the realities of going all-in on Newsstand, and what publications give up when they do.

Take the pain out of two-factor authentication with an app

Authenitication apps streamline the process of getting that all-important second login code.

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Continuity and Spotlight highlight the need to closely examine where our data goes

SMS forwarding is great on its face, but it could weaken two-factor authentication schemes—and that's not the only problem.

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Everything you need to know about iCloud security

Glenn Fleishman explains why two-factor authentication is a must for not just your iCloud account, but your friends and family's accounts too.