In this digital age we all are much concerned about network security, online privacy and data protection. Well, this focus is very important, but we often neglect some basic security measures like locking your computer when leaving the desk.
You may leave for a quick meeting and forgot to lock your computer. Though it needs a very little effort to do so, but still we cannot keep that in mind all the time. It may not seem like a threat to some but since we all have some sensitive information on our hard drives as well as browser cache, leaving your computer unlocked may have serious consequences.
If you own a Mac, your problem is resolved by Near Lock. No need to set password and enter that tricky password every time to unlock the computer!
Near Lock, is an app for iOS and Mac and is designed to allow users to lock and unlock their Macs with an iPhone, replacing traditional password logins. Mac app works in tandem with an iPhone app that turns your phone into an authentication device.
Your Mac will be automatically locked when you walk away from it and once you approach your workplace, Near Lock unlocks your Mac. You can easily set the required distance on which your Mac should automatically lock and unlock. For additional protection you can use your Apple watch, Touch ID or passcode to verify each user login.
This modern app is just amazing, as it doesn’t even require you to open the Near Lock app to unlock the system. When the apps pair, they create a secure connection between the two. Besides that, it uses Low Energy Bluetooth 4.0, so you can leave it on all the day without worrying about your iPhone battery getting drained.
Near Lock in Their Own Words:
We all enjoy using secure systems but no-one likes memorizing and typing in long passwords. Majority of consumers still prefer a convenient system over a secure one. What if we manage to come up with a solution that provides both security and convenience at the same time. This is exactly where we are trying to do with Near Lock.
Near Lock turns your iPhone into a personal key for your Mac. Use Touch ID, Apple watch, notification widget or simply walk away to lock your Mac.
What Brings Near Lock to the Spotlight:
A new way to lock your Mac. Just walk away.
Near Lock Website: http://nearlock.me/