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#316: Locking Down Your Technology

April 17th, 2016 · 89 minutes

David and Katie run down options for securing your tech and staying safe online. We cover securing your iOS devices and Macs as well as discuss best practices for passwords, email, web browsing and locking down your online profiles.

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Links and Show Notes

App Camp For Girls
OS X El Capitan: Encrypt the contents of your Mac with FileVault
Mac Power Users #212: Networking - Relay FM

Katie and David are joined by Bradley Chambers to discuss creating and maintaining a network, how to design, setup and configure a network and tips for optimizing and troubleshooting.

Cloak VPN - Cloak - Super-simple VPN
TunnelBear: Secure VPN Service
Two-factor authentication - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA or 2-Step Verification) is a technology patented in 1984[1] that provides identification of users by means of the combination of two different components.

Phishing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

SpamSieve: Easy-to-use Mac spam filter for Apple Mail, Outlook, Airmail, Postbox, and more

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Take Control of Your Digital Experience - Ghostery
Little Snitch 3
Two-Factor Authentication • Authy
How to disable Notification Center on the Lock screen of your iPhone and iPad | iMore
OS X: Encrypting Time Machine Backups - The Mac Observer
OS X Security: Encrypting External Disks - The Mac Observer
The Complete Guide to Locking Down Facebook Privacy for Good
Malwarebytes | Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac
How to uninstall Flash Player from your Mac | Macworld
Should all locks have keys? Phones, Castles, Encryption, and You. - YouTube