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Work From Home Essentials: Helpful Apps and Utilities

After you work from home for a while, you build up a collection of apps and utilities that become a toolkit for your at-home workflow. Everyone's toolkit will be different, with some specialized tools for the type of work they do, but there will likely be some core products found in everyone's toolkit for working at home. In this Rocket Yard guide, we will take a look at apps and tricks to help you manage your work-from-home environment. This is by no means an exhaustive look at available apps and utilities, but it should provide an inkling of the type of workflow utilities and tricks you may need.

In the Vault: How to Encrypt Files On Your Mac

With macOS, it’s (relatively) easy to encrypt files — that is, you can translate your data into a secret code so others can’t view it without your permission.   Encryption is the best way to ensure security and peace of...

Everything You Need To Know About Mac FileVault Encryption

Long-time readers of the Rocket Yard have probably heard us mention Apple's FileVault Encryption, which is a way to encrypt the startup disk on your Mac. In this Mac 101 article, we'll take a detailed look at FileVault, how it...

Login Not Working? Reset Your User Account Password

Your Mac's user account password gives you access to all of your user data as well as many services included with the Mac OS. That’s why if you should ever forget the account password, you may be in real trouble; stuck...

How to Securely Erase an SSD Without Damaging the Drive

The process of securely wiping a drive, that is, removing every bit of the data it contains and scrambling its content enough to protect the information stored on the drive from prying eyes, is fairly well understood for old-fashioned spinning...

Keeping Your Mac Secure, Part 2: FileVault

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=on49rEdV1CY] Join OWC Erica as she discusses how to keep your Mac more secure by setting up FileVault which is built right in to the OS. For more videos from OWC, check out our YouTube channel. And for more...

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