Taking care of your passwords


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Taking care of your passwords

As we've gone through this course, you've likely seen instances where we are prompted to save a password to a Keychain, but what exactly is this Keychain? Well, Keychain is where your passwords are stored, and it's managed by an application called Keychain Access, so let's see what that does. It's in your Utilities folder, and here is Keychain Access. At the top left of the window are your Keychains. By default, you see these three Keychains. The first is called login.

This is tied to your login password, so the same one you use to log in to your account. System has its own series of keychains, and System Roots has another set of keychains. And then below are Categories. So you can see all the Keychain items by clicking on All Items. You can see just Passwords. Something called Secure Notes, where you can create a note and then password protect it. Certificates, these are from websites that indicate that a website is a good website and not some fake one. Keys, not somethi...

Taking care of your passwords
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Taking care of your passwords provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

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