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The Checklist Podcast

SecureMac presents The Checklist. Each week, Nicholas Raba, Nicholas Ptacek, and Ken Ray hit security topics for your Mac and iOS devices. From getting an old iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, and other Apple gear ready to sell to the first steps to take to secure new hardware, each show contains a set of easy to follow steps meant to keep you safe from identity thieves, hackers, malware, and other digital downfalls. Check in each Thursday for a new Checklist!

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Episode: New Security Features in macOS Sierra

New Security Features in macOS Sierra

On today’s episode, we’re talking about the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system, the newly rebranded macOS Sierra. Specifically, we’re going to be focusing on some of the new and expanded security features found in macOS 10.12.

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Episode: Identify and avoid online scams in 5 easy steps

Identify and avoid online scams in 5 easy steps

Internet criminals can be pretty devious, and it’s becoming increasingly harder to determine legitimate sites from fake ones these days. In today’s episode, we’ll go over five ways to identify and avoid online scams, helping to keep your personal data (and the contents of your bank account!) out of the hands of online con-artists.

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Episode: 5 Easy Steps to Prepare your Mac before selling it

5 Easy Steps to Prepare your Mac before selling it

On today’s episode, we’re going to run down a checklist of steps to take before selling, donating, or giving away your old Mac. These steps will ensure the secure removal of your personal information and data from your old computer, and help make your transition to a new computer go as smoothly as possible.

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Episode: 10 things to do when setting up your new Mac (Part 2)

10 things to do when setting up your new Mac (Part 2)

In today’s episode, we’re covering the remaining five items on our list of 10 things to do when setting up a new Mac. We’ll be covering specifics when it comes to protecting your data, and discuss the best ways to safeguard your privacy.

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Episode: 10 things to do when setting up your new Mac (Part 1)

10 things to do when setting up your new Mac (Part 1)

In this week’s episode of The Checklist, we discuss the first five items on our list of 10 things to do when setting up a new Mac to strengthen your security. Next week, we’ll cover the remaining five items, including specifics on protecting your data and safeguarding your privacy.

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Episode: 5 things to do after buying a new iPhone

5 things to do after buying a new iPhone

In this week’s episode of The Checklist, we discuss 5 things to do after getting a new iPhone to make the process of transferring data from your old device and configuring security settings as simple as possible.

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