Digital keys galore, synchronized hardware encryption, and extreme paranoia are just some of the more exciting ingredients that keep your mobile data safe from prying eyes, whether on your device or in the cloud.
Apple's also published a document that details how several security systems in iOS work, and been deemed the most admired company in the world for a seventh straight time.
Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.
This week's Mac app roundup brings you a little of everything just in time for the holidays: some encryption, a bit of extra battery savvy, contacts galore, and a few apps that can help you overcome the inevitable food coma and unleash your creativity.