10 tips to better secure your privacy on an Apple device

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Taking control of the security of your data and retaining privacy in today’s connected age is not an easy task. Thinking about this in its simplest form, there are two scenarios you need to consider when it comes to your personal devices: how things like apps and data get on and off your devices. For every app you allow can potentially access and send data off of your device.

With Apple’s iCloud(s AAPL) breaking down the data barriers between OS X and iOS, you need to think about security on every device in your Apple ecosystem. The following 10 tips will help you manage not only how your information flows to and from your phone, tablet or computer, but also who has access to it.

1. Only install Apps from the App Store
While your iOS devices cannot install apps from any place other than the App Store, your Mac…

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