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Easy encryption with Disk Utility

Are there tools for encrypting folders on your Mac? Sure. But before going there, take a second look at Disk Utility.

New tool patches security hole in DNS

OpenDNS has released DNSCrypt, a preference pane that encrypts DNS lookups and so makes Web surfing and email safer.

Can FileVault 2 and Find My Mac foil thieves?

OS X 10.7.2 includes some significant changes to FileVault that includes some nifty interactions with the new Find My Mac feature.

Sophos SafeGuard for Mac 5.5 is a powerful encryption tool

SafeGuard is a good choice for anyone who prefers not to rely on Apple for their encryption needs.

Complete guide to FileVault 2 in Lion

Lion's FileVault 2 can be used to protect your data by encrypting your Mac's hard drive. Interested in using FileVault 2, but don't know where to start? Macworld senior contributor Glenn Fleishman has a complete guide to FileVault 2.

Keep your Mac safe from Web security flaws

This year has seen numerous security breaches at the root infrastructure of Web privacy and security. How can regular users protect themselves? Glenn Fleishman has some expert suggestions.

How to encrypt an external hard drive in Lion

FileVault 2 not onlyencrypts your Mac’s internal drive, but it can also encrypt external drives. Interested in securing your data? We’ll take you through the steps here.

Use Lion's FileVault 2 to encrypt your Mac's internal drive

Apple latest Mac operating system, OS X 10.7 Lion includes FileVault 2, the latest version of Apple’s method of file encryption. In this how-to, we'll go through the steps on activating FileVault 2 for your Mac's internal startup drive.

Symantec promises encryption viewer for iOS users

Symantec PGP Viewer will let users view encrypted mail on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. The app is expected to arrive later this year.

Opinion: Don't panic over iOS location logging

News that the iPhone keeps a log of your location has spread faster than a YouTube video of a cat playing the trombone, but Dan Moren thinks that the panic is out of proportion.