Don't-Miss Security Stories
When you're using a wireless network away from home or work (at your local coffee shop, say), how do you keep your communications secure? VPNs can help, but they can be hard to set up. Cloak makes it easy.
For years, 1Password has been the go-to app for managing your secure items—and the newly released version 4 is as good as ever.
Who needs Dropbox when you can get 2TB of web-accessible storage this cheap?
Apricorn’s Aegis Bio 3.0 pairs solid performance with enhanced security features to create a nice, all-around external hard drive.
Password management is anything but simple; Innovationbox's attempt to bring order to chaos is not entirely successful, but offers a good entry point for those on a budget.
If you're being overrun by passwords but dread the thought of spending much of your hard-earned money on a password manager, Passlocker is a simple alternative that, despite its flaws, can help you make sense of a growing credential-storage problem.
Are you doing everything you can to protect your kids and yourself on social networks? These apps and services can keep an eye on their and your accounts and alert you to any dangerous activity.
CrashPlan+ is a cloud-based online backup program that offers three ways to access saved data: through an iOS app, through desktop software, or through CrashPlan’s website.
McAfee Internet Security for Mac 2012 is a multipronged and easy-to-manage extra layer that doesn’t seem to slow my computer down one bit.
SafeGuard is a good choice for anyone who prefers not to rely on Apple for their encryption needs.
Padlock lets you lock your Mac's screen, either by putting the display to sleep or by starting the screensaver, using the keyboard.
This scanning program is dedicated to rooting out personal information cached without encryption anywhere on your computer's internal and attached disks. It can also securely delete, encrypt, or move files with troubling personal details.
There's a straightforward idea behind Aegis -- an app that sounds an alarm when someone makes a grab for your iPhone. But a number of limitations -- some of which are out of the developer's control -- keeps this app from serving as a reliable security tool