SecureMac Security New Years Resolutions for Apple Users

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Mac users are being targeted by hackers and thieves. Start 2013 off right by making New Years resolutions you can keep by following these 5 simple tips to secure your Mac and protect your data.

Security New Years Resolution for Apple Mac Users of Mac OS X

SecureMac's New Years Resolution Security Guide

As everyone is gathering in Las Vegas to see the latest innovations at CES, security solutions is a hot topic and is on everyone's mind. has released a free guide titled '2013 Security New Years Resolutions' specific to the fast growing number of Apple users for Mac OS X to help secure their Macs.

Security researcher Israel Torres breaks the guide down into 5 simple steps to help protect yourself and ensure you are taking the appropriate steps to avoid being an easy target. Mr. Torres wanted to remind Mac users to remind the Mac users to keep you and yours safe and out of the low-hanging fruit category and covers the topics of:

  •      Passwords
  •      Encryption
  •      Backups & Data Removal
  • Malware protection

It's important to remember to change passwords often, that password or hints you may use on one site that may have been compromised may be used to gain access to other accounts. Users should no longer think that they won't be a target and they have no data to hide with identity theft on the rise. If you can't remember all your different passwords this guide will teach you about utilities available to store your passwords in a secure manner so you no longer have to use sticky notes to store sensitive data.

This guide follows up to SecureMac's recently released Safe Computing guide for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and is a perfect companion and great way to start protecting yourself in a highly connected and fast paced world.

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