TipOff 🚀 TipOff #20: Password Protect a Folder on a Mac
Of course you protect your Mac with a password, but you can take your security a little further by password protecting individual folders. Open Applications → Utilities → Disk Utility Select File → New Image → Image from Folder...

TipOff 🚀 TipOff #3: Find WI-Fi Password for Your Other Devices
Apple’s Keychain feature allows your Mac to remember all of your passwords and recall them back to you. Keychain Access is the built-in software that accompanies Keychain and is where most of your private details are stored. This is...

How to Find Duplicate Passwords in iCloud Keychain
Yesterday was World Password Day, and we reminded readers of The Rocket Yard of several important things to remember about creating and maintaining passwords. One of the key points of our post was to use multiple passwords — in...

Apple Security World Password Day: Keep Your Information Safe
Every year, we celebrate World Backup Day (March 31) to remind our readers that backups are a critical part of information security. Today — May 2nd — is World Password Day, another day that has been set aside to make...

Tech 101: Changing or Resetting a macOS Sierra Password
As part of the built-in security of macOS Sierra, users are required to enter a password when logging onto a Mac. Security experts suggest that passwords be changed on a regular basis to make it harder for those passwords...

Passwords, and how to get better at them
Recently, a friend of mine told me that her password had been stolen. A person got a hold of her password and had accessed her bank, email, and Apple accounts, as well as a few others with her personal...