Incoming data, outgoing data, how about a a tunnel to keep your data safe? VPNs encapsulate your data from point-to-point securing the connection from your computer to your office. See my Working Mac article on how to keep your data safe with a VPN.
Apple’s built-in firewall makes sure incoming connections are secure, but do you know which applications are sending data out from your Mac and where? For that you need an app like Little Snitch. (And you need to take a look at my latest Working Mac column!)
Yolanda asked and I answered. She was looking for good firewall protection for her Mac. Fortunately, she needed to look no further than her Mac’s Security and Privacy preferences to fire up her firewall! June 25th’s most excellent Working Mac column.
Looking for the best way to filter your domain-based SPAM? Look no further than MX Guarddog. Top notch and, better yet, FREE.
Check out my Working Mac column on MX Guarddog here.
In the latest edition of Working Mac I take a look at how your Mac handles viruses and malware and how you can avoid being an asymptomatic carrier of Windows viruses.
Apple’s caching server, a service that’s part of Apple’s Server app, is easy to set up and something so simple to use that you should have one in your house and office.
My latest Working Mac column at Macworld takes you through the paces of setting one up. It’s easy! Just do it!