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A Useful Guide to Mac Security

We all know that Macs are relatively more secure than Windows computers by default, however, that doesn’t mean we should take it for granted.  It’s still important to care about your security and to make sure that you’re protected. Fortunately, Mac OS has several built-in security features you can easily set-up, and in this guide we’ll cover how to set up the most important ones.

Encrypt your startup disk with FileVault

FileVault 2 is a built-in full disk encryption tool in Mac devices. You can find it in Security and Privacy panel in System Preferences. By turning it on, FileVault 2 encrypts the entire Mac system drive utilizing a strong  XTS-AES 128 encryption form.  For decryption you’ll need your account password or a recovery key. read more

Running Windows 7 on a Mac

Apple computers are solid all-around computers that come with a great OS, OS X. However, let’s face it, Windows is still the most used operating system right now. Due to this, there are many cases in which it would be helpful to run Windows on your MAC computer. Let’s take a look at a few ways that you can run Windows 7, or even Windows 8, on your MAC.

Install Windows with Boot Camp

If you have OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard or later, OS X v10.7 Lion or later, or Mountain Lion v10.8 you can use a program called Boot Camp to install Windows 7 on your MAC machine. Boot Camp is software included with OS X Lion and Mountain Lion so you can run compatible versions of Microsoft Windows on an Intel-based Mac. read more