How To Protect Privacy On Mac

Easily encrypt your Mac with the built-in FileVault.

Turn FileVault on to make your files are unreadable if someone else gets hold of your computer while powered off or locked.

How: System Preferences > Security & Privacy > FileVault

Set a password for your account and disable automatic login.

Remember to require your password after your Mac sleeps and of course, use a strong, lengthy password. Note that Disable automatic login has been removed from macOS Sierra.

How: System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General

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