Protecting sensitive documents on macOS

A computer is a great place to store sensitive data. Banking details, financial records, business and personal documents can all be neatly tucked away in folders and easily recovered when we need them most. Because we trust our computer with much (if not all) of our professional and personal data, there are a few simple measures that can easily be followed to keep everything where it should be - In our, and only our possession! »

Apps may be selling your private data

A personal computer or phone while very powerful devices, do have limited uses. Through the installation of third party apps, they can become powerful tools catering to our very own highly specific private use cases. It does however pay to be at least a little wary about what we choose to install. Apps, apps, apps Apps for everything There are apps for everything. The one thing they have in common; they aim to generate profit. »

The Pros and Cons of using a Password Manager

Many cybersecurity professionals can’t stop recommending using a password manager to ensure your online safety. There are however some downsides that you should be aware of. Used as a vault for all your login credentials they can be a seemingly invaluable tool. Anyone that uses more than a handful of services online would benefit greatly from using separate unique login credentials. But do you really need a password manager? To help you decide, let’s look at some pros and cons so that you can make a better more informed decision. »

Why you should clear your browser cookies regularly

When you browse the internet, information from site’s you visit are stored on your device in the form of cookies. Every day you use your browser to check your email, do banking and buy things online using web sites. Information you enter, places on the page you look at, how fast you scroll and links you click can all be easily stored and used by advertising companies. What are Cookies Basically, they are small packets of Data stored on your device when you visit a site. »

Why You Should Be Using a VPN

A VPN (virtual private network) is a popular consideration by many using the internet. While there is the initial view that people only use this type of system for illegal gains, there are many innocent reasons to invest in one for your own internet browsing. In fact, you need to install a VPN right now. It’s time to protect your privacy, especially with the state of the privacy laws at the moment. »