SecurityEditor: Nick Arnott
Our iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Macs contain incredible amounts of incredibly sensitive data. They know where we are. They have our private contact information and the contact information of our friends, family, and associates. They know our schedule. They store our important documents and our private communications. To protect our information, everything from the device to the operating system to the apps to the services depend on security. Passcodes, passwords, encryption, authentication, verification. Yet security is attacked every day by hackers who want to break it and users who find it inconvenient.
In a world where we can carry the keys to everything we value in our pockets, however, nothing can be more important than security. Collected below are the news stories, tips and how-tos, services and apps you need to know about to be more secure and stay more secure.