USB Restricted Mode is a security feature in recent versions of iOS that automatically disables the Lightning port when your iPhone hasn’t been unlocked in more than an hour. This helps protect you from hackers, but it also interferes with legitimate Lightning accessories like CarPlay. For those who value flexibility more than potential security, here’s how to turn off USB Restricted Mode.
Did you know that OS X has a powerful whole disk encryption feature built right in? If you’re looking for ways to protect sensitive business and personal data, encryption with Apple’s FileVault might be the way to go. Here’s an overview of the feature and instructions for enabling it on your Mac.
Microsoft is joining many other technology companies in looking for ways to increase its internal security to thwart unauthorized spying on its networks by the NSA and other government entities. Company executives are meeting this week to decide on a specific plan.