Protecting User Data in macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra    |    Intermediate
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Securing personal data is always an important consideration. Discover how to use the Keychain application on macOS Sierra to manage and protect your passwords, and use FileVault and a firewall to add additional protection.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • access your Keychain app on macOS Sierra
    find your password via the Keychain app on macOS Sierra
    change a password on your Keychain app and on macOS Sierra
    configure your password access permissions for your Keychain app on macOS Sierra
  • create a secure note with your Keychain app on macOS Sierra
    secure your Keychain app with a password that is different than your user password
    encrypt your data with FileVault on macOS Sierra
    protect your Mac with the Firewall app on macOS Sierra

IN THIS COURSE

  • Playable
    1.  Accessing your Keychain in macOS Sierra
    3m 50s
    The Keychain application manages your passwords and certificates for your Mac. See how to access and secure your passwords by locking the keychain to add an additional level of security on macOS Sierra. FREE ACCESS
  • Playable
    2.  Finding a password in macOS Sierra
    2m 27s
    When you log into websites or social media accounts you need a password. Keychain keeps your passwords and if you can't remember you password you can use the application to find your data. See how to find a password… FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    3.  Changing a password in macOS Sierra
    2m 24s
    If you want to change your password for an online account it's a good idea to update your Keychain. See how to access and update your passwords on macOS Sierra. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Configuring your password access permissions in macOS Sierra
    2m 48s
    Certain applications use passwords that can be accessed directly from the Keychain application. By allowing this access you do not have to enter your password each time you use certain applications such as your Mail app.… FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Creating a Secure Note in macOS Sierra
    2m 48s
    The Keychain application enables you to create secure notes to store confidential information. See how to create, edit as well as remove secure notes from you Keychain on macOS Sierra. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    6.  Securing your Keychain in macOS Sierra
    3m 38s
    Your Keychain on macOS Sierra can be locked to ensure confidentiality. By default you 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… FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    7.  Encrypting your data with FileVault in macOS Sierra
    3m 12s
    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 Sierra. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    8.  Protecting your Mac with a Firewall in macOS Sierra
    3m 10s
    Firewall is an integrated application that allows you to control and limits the data exchanged with your Mac and the internet. See how to activate and manage your Firewall settings on macOS Sierra. FREE ACCESS

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