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Hands-on: New 1Password 4 looks like a worthy update to a great OS X app

Even in a marketplace that's becoming increasingly crowded, 1Password stands out as an excellent password management tool for users of all stripes.

AgileBits teases significant revamp of 1Password for OS X

AgileBits isn't shaking in its boots over Apple's announcement of iCloud Keychain; in fact, it's meeting it head on with a major update to 1Password for OS X due this fall.

AgileBits offers cheaper 1Password as older version loses Dropbox sync

AgileBits on Thursday announced a temporary $10 savings on 1Password for iOS, because the older version of the app is losing its ability to sync via Dropbox.

Review: Bluenote a secure alternative to OS X's Notes

Bluenote doesn't have a ton of features, but it works as a basic app.

Review: Keeper password manager is powerful and simple, but pricey

Keeper helps you keep your logins safe from prying eyes with a simple and effective user interface that works across just about any platform you can thing of. Unfortunately, syncing -- a feature that just about everyone needs these days -- comes at a steep price.

Passwords aren’t dying any time soon. Here's how to manage them effectively.

If you rely on passwords to protect your online identity, you should use a tool to help you remember and use them securely.

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Review: Keeper keeps your passwords safe, but it can be pricey

Keeper can help you keep your passwords safe from prying eyes, and allows you to share them securely. But it's not as user-friendly as some of its rivals, and it can be expensive.

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Make your passwords harder to crack

In this video Tech Tip, we'll show you how to make life harder on hackers by coming up with more complex passwords.

Tech Tip: Safe Passwords

Kerry Davis from IDGNS provides a Tech Tip about using strong passwords.

Review: LastPass takes your passwords to the cloud

If you've always wanted to try a password manager but cost and complexity have held you back, LastPass offers a great solution that is easy to use and comes with a wonderfully attractive price tag.

When you encrypt a file or a hard drive, is it really secure?

Porcupins asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum if encryption standards like AES really make your data secure.

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