Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 40: How to Protect Your Digital Legacy

We discuss how you can protect your digital legacy and ensure that your data doesn’t get lost if something happens to you, and we discuss the many elements of your data that are accessible from the lock screen of your iPhone or iPad.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

How to Prepare Your Digital Legacy

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” to quote the famous Benjamin Franklin. We’re all going to die one day, as fatalistic as it may sound, but we also live in the digital age in which information can live forever.

Keeping your information safe and secure in the digital age is an extremely important responsibility—as well as creating a plan for your digital legacy.

You may have life insurance and plans for how your finances will be handled after your death, especially if you have a family, own a home, or have a mortgage. Yet few people think about their digital legacy: This includes documents and photos you have created, but also content that you have purchased online, and the posts you have made on Facebook or other websites.

What will happen to all the digital content you own after you die? Will a loved one be able to access your Dropbox folder to get copies of your personal documents? And how can your next of kin get access to your iCloud account to save copies of your photos? What will happen to your music collection when you pass? These are all great questions that I’ll answer in this article, including your options for securing your digital assets and passing them on to your family.

Here’s how to prepare your digital legacy and ensure that your loved ones can access your information left online after you die.

Read the rest of the article on the Mac Security Blog.

Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 39: Security Software Deep Dive: How Antivirus Works

After a tale of an Apple ID getting blocked for a strange reason, and some security news, we take a close look at how antivirus software works.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 38: How to Make Sure Your Mac’s Software Is Working Smoothly

We discuss some ways to check your Mac’s software and ensure that it is running smoothly. And we bring the latest Mac security news.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 37: How to Make Sure Your Mac’s Hardware Is Working Properly

We discuss some ways to check your Mac’s hardware to make sure everything is working correctly, and we discussed some recent security issues, and a new way that wi-fi will be protected in the future.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.