Mac OS X has a number of security features you can use to keep your files private or make it easier to access online content:
Keychain Access enables you to securely store passwords for accessing applications, servers, and Internet locations.
General Security preferences enable you to set additional security-enhancing options.
FileVault encrypts the contents of your Home folder so it can’t be read by hackers.
Firewall protects your computer from unauthorized network or Internet access.
In this chapter, I discuss the security features of Mac OS X.
Mac OS X’s multiple user accounts feature uses a login feature that protects files from access by other computer users. I discuss multiple user features in ...