Protecting User Data in macOS Catalina

macOS Catalina    |    Expert
  • 9 videos | 30m 26s
  • Includes Assessment
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Securing personal data is always an important consideration. In this course you will discover how to use the Keychain application on macOS Catalina to manage and protect your passwords. You will also learn how to use FileVault to encrypt your files. Lastly, you will see how to configure a firewall to set up additional protection when browsing the internet.


  • discover the key concepts in the macOS Catalina Protecting User Data course
    access and configure your keychain
    search and find passwords
    edit a password
    configure password settings
  • create and manage secure notes
    adjust the keychain security options
    use FileVault to encrypt your data
    use a firewall to protect your Mac


  • 43s
    This video outlines the key content covered in the Protecting User Data course, including managing keychains, encrypting data with FireVault and protecting your Mac with a Firewall. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 39s
    The Keychain Access application manages your passwords and certificates for your Mac. Learn how to access and secure your passwords by locking the keychain to add an extra level of security on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Finding a password in macOS Catalina
    3m 48s
    When you log in to websites or social media accounts you need a password. Keychain keeps your passwords and if you can't remember your password you can use the application to find your data. Discover how to find a password via Keychain Access on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Changing a password in macOS Catalina
    5m 17s
    If you want to change your password for an online account it's a good idea to update your Keychain Access information. Learn how to access and update your passwords on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Configuring your password access permissions in macOS Catalina
    2m 39s
    Certain applications use passwords that can be accessed directly from the Keychain application. By allowing this access you no longer have to enter your password each time you use certain applications. See how to modify and customize the password permissions given to applications on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating a Secure Note in macOS Catalina
    2m 37s
    The Keychain application enables you to create secure notes to store confidential information. See how to create, edit and remove secure notes from your Keychain on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Securing your Keychain in macOS Catalina
    3m 8s
    Your Keychain on macOS Catalina can be locked to ensure confidentiality. By default, your password is the same as your user password. You can change your Keychain password to add an extra line of security for your Keychain to protect your confidential information. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Encrypting your data with FileVault in macOS Catalina
    3m 56s
    In order to add an extra line of security to your account and Mac, you can encrypt your information. See how to use FileVault to encrypt your data on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Protecting your Mac with a Firewall in macOS Catalina
    4m 38s
    Firewall is an integrated application that allows you to control and limit the data exchanged with your Mac and the internet. Discover how to check your device is connected to the internet and learn how to activate and manage your Firewall settings on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS


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