14. Securing and Protecting Your Mac

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In this chapter, you learn the steps that you can take to secure your Mac and its data, including:

Creating user accounts

Applying parental controls

→ Keeping passwords in Keychain

→ Encrypting your account data

Activating the El Capitan firewall

→ Backing up your files and information

Using Time Machine to restore backups

→ Accessing previous files with Versions

Security on a computer is important—increasingly we store our lives on our computers. We save our memories, our music and video, and our important documents. Having a computer stolen (or losing the contents of your hard drive) can be more traumatic ...

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