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Data Privacy

How to password protect an external drive for Macs

Here are the steps we take to protect an external hard drive: Open Disk Utilities Select the drive to protect Select Erase Rename the drive Provide a secure password and a useful hint Erase and recreate the password protected drive Enjoy protect external assets 1. Open Disk Utilities > 2. Select the drive to protect […]

How to disable directory views with a blank file or a single line of code

By default the directories (folders) of your website and other applications may be publicly viewable for all to browse. This is a potential security risk, but thankfully one that can be reduced very easily. Here are two simple options to reduce this risk by preventing the directories from showing their content as browsable lists: Option […]