How to switch from 1Password to iCloud Keychain

I’ve been a 1Password (1P) user since 2008. I have nearly 900 logins, passwords, and other secure iteams in 1P. I’ve trusted 1P since 2008 because the app used essentially the same Mac OS X (as it was then known) Keychain but allowed for greater functionality and web browser autofill. I thought I’d give Apple’s …

Why do I need two-factor authentication?

Today’s Internet is not the same playground many of us grew to love. Instead, the Internet services are deeply integrated into our daily routine where most of us have come to expect many “tier-1” services to be at our beck and call 24 hours a day. With so much of our lives now online, that …

Why I trust Big Tech companies

Big Tech has a bad rep but facts don’t lie The fact is, big tech companies are pretty good at securing and protecting the identity of their users. For the purposes of this discussion, we’ll set aside advertising. (Even advertising is not revealing your individual identity—most of the time.) Big tech companies have both resources …

Can I trust the Internet?

Well that’s a loaded question. I would answer, "maybe?" It’s easy to let seemingly insignificant details fade into the background of our Internet-connected lives. But those pesky details determine whether your holiday gifts arrive safely, or if you’ve just given a nice holiday "bonus" to some scam artist anywhere in the world. At a high …