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Set Password Activation Time in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, you can now set an amount of time after your Mac goes to sleep or engages the screen saver before it requires a password to log back on. In Leopard, the option was simply to require the password or not. Choose among several increments, between 5 seconds and 4 hours, from System Preferences > Security.

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“Take Control of FileVault” Dispels FileVault Misconceptions

You can do only so much to prevent your Mac from being stolen, but with the FileVault encryption technology built into Mac OS X since 10.7 Lion, you can ensure that your confidential data — email, photos, financial information — is kept away from the prying eyes of a thief or anyone who comes into possession of your Mac.

 
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