• Security
    2-Factor Authentication Without Hassle2fa icon
    2-Factor Authentication sounds complicated, but it is actually the opposite. Learn more about 2-Factor Authentication application, and how easy it really is to use.Read More…
  • VPN
    Setting Up and Using a VPN for Mac or iOSVpn logo
    Open Wi-Fi comes with a massive hit to personal security. Setting up and using a VPN can help protect you from less-than-desirable snooping of your online activities.Read More…
  • Backups
    Preparing a Mac For TravelPreview
    Increasingly, people are travelling with their Macs. They're thin, light and have great battery life. They're also easy to break and a target for thieves. In this tutorial I look at ways to minimise the risks of travelling with a Mac.Read More…
  • Security
    How to Stay Safe and Secure OnlineIcon
    The Internet has changed the way we live for the better and a wealth of information or a listening ear is never more than a click away. In this tutorial, I’ll show you some differences between a secure and unsecured website connection to help you stay safe when surfing the web.Read More…
  • Security
    The Tuts+ Guide to KeePassKeypass hackgo
    Managing your passwords across all your platforms doesn't have to be difficult. This tutorial will take you through everything you need to manage your passwords in any platform with the versatile KeePass.Read More…
  • Email
    Beginner’s Guide to Disposable Email AddressesPrivate email
    Need to fill in an email address but don't want to give out your real email? Use a disposable email address to solve the problem!Read More…
  • Security
    How to Child-Proof the Web on a MacPreview
    For parents, the internet's open nature can be scary. In addition to objectionable material which children might seek out on their own, in many cases they might stumble upon it entirely by accident. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to prevent both by using the parental controls built into every new Mac. Read More…
  • Security
    How and Why to Use a Firmware PasswordFirmware
    OS X has multiple levels of security, and the firmware password is one of the least used. In this tutorial, I’ll explain why the firmware password is a valuable security measure and how to configure it on your computer.Read More…
  • Security
    Extreme Security With TrueCryptTruecryptpreview
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to use TrueCrypt to store files on your Mac as securely and secretly as possible. I’ll also show you how to use nested TrueCrypt volumes to keep your secrets safe–even if you are subjected to extortion or torture.Read More…
  • Security
    Understanding Password SecurityPassword icon
    You'll be familiar with being told to use capitals, numbers and special characters in our long and complicated passwords but if you don't understand why, you're still going to end up with easy to crack security. Read More…
  • OS X
    The System Preferences You Should Be UsingSp icon preview
    A good look at the system preferences panes you probably aren't using, but should be. Especially if you value your privacy or security.Read More…
  • Security
    How to Set Up and Use Password Protected Vaults on a MacPassworddisk2x
    Everyone has some files that they don't want other people to see. They may be important business documents, tax returns, health information or anything else someone would want kept secret. While it's all well and good to have a password on your Mac, if someone gets past that password (and there are ways), or comes across your Mac while it is logged in, they have access to all your files. For that reason, it is worth having a second line of defence; by having your most important files locked away securely except when they are actively in use, you can keep them as safe as possible. In this tutorial I will show you three methods for doing so; making your own solution with Apple's Disc Utility, using the open source TrueCrypt and using AgileBits' Knox.Read More…