Keeping Your Mac Secure, Part 2: FileVault
Join OWC Erica as she discusses how to keep your Mac more secure by setting up FileVault which is built right in to the OS. For more videos from OWC, check out our YouTube channel. And for more on...

Application Icon and Toolbar Icon Work From Home Essentials: Helpful Apps and Utilities
After you work from home for a while, you build up a collection of apps and utilities that become a toolkit for your at-home workflow. Everyone's toolkit will be different, with some specialized tools for the type of work...

In the Vault: How to Encrypt Files On Your Mac
With macOS, it’s (relatively) easy to encrypt files — that is, you can translate your data into a secret code so others can’t view it without your permission.   Encryption is the best way to ensure security and peace...

How to Revert a drive from APFS back to HFS+
UPDATE:June 15, 2020Changes to macOS and Disk Utility in macOS 10.15 Catalina now make this older method obsolete. Check out this new article to see how to revert an APFS drive to HFS+ easily. Apple’s new APFS (Apple File...

How to Securely Erase an SSD Without Damaging the Drive
The process of securely wiping a drive, that is, removing every bit of the data it contains and scrambling its content enough to protect the information stored on the drive from prying eyes, is fairly well understood for old-fashioned...