Security

Safeguard your data and peace of mind with the top-notch security software for Mac. Find here the best security applications that offer some nifty capabilities to protect your Mac and mitigate the risk of cyberattacks. Practice basic security measures and do not fall for common scams.

5.5.1
R10Cipher
R10Cipher

4.0

Simple but powerful encryption/decryption tool.
$24.80
1.0.4
Crypt
Crypt

4.0

Simple file encryption utility.
$.99
1.1.4
Encryption Buddy
Encryption Buddy

4.6

Password protect and encrypt your files.
$6.99
4.0.2
AtHome Video Streamer
AtHome Video Streamer

4.0

Use a Mac as a video surveillance camera.
Free
3.3.0.7962
VyprVPN
VyprVPN

3.8

Configure and manage your VPN connections.
$12.95
1.1.3
Yang
Yang

5.0

GUI for optimal utilization of Nikto.
$9.99
2.8.2
iSentry Pro
iSentry Pro

3.6

Turn your Mac into an Internet-connected, motion-sensing security system.
$29.99
6.2
Hide Folders
Hide Folders

4.8

Protect your documents and folders.
$19.99
1.5
Obscurity
Obscurity

3.5

Hide your private files in plain sight.
Free
4.0
MacLoc
MacLoc

5.0

Protect your Mac while you are away.
Free
2.0.2
Lock
Lock

5.0

Password-protect apps.
$8.99
8.3.0
PasswordVault Lite
PasswordVault Lite

0.5

Securely store passwords and more.
Free
2.1.2
Witness
Witness

3.8

Turns your Mac into a domestic alarm system.
$39.00
3.3.2
LIFXstyle
LIFXstyle

4.3

Controller for LIFX bulbs with an emphasis on security.
$8.00
2.3
Security Growler
Security Growler

5.0

Menu bar notifier for SSH, FTP, VNC, AFP, or sudo events.
Free
1.0
Disconnect
Disconnect

2.8

Privacy protection on all of your devices.
Free
2.2.1
Knock
Knock

4.7

Unlock your Mac by knocking on your iPhone.
Free
1.5.1
Exces
Exces

2.6

Create encrypted disk images.
$28.60
1.1
Locker
Locker

3.7

Lock/unlock files and folders.
Free
3.0.4
Unlox
Unlox

5.0

Unlock your Mac with your iOS device (was MacID).
Free
1.4.9
Vault 101
Vault 101

0.5

AES-256 encryption with optional sharing.
$19.99
14.12.5
Keeper Password Manager
Keeper Password Manager

4.0

Safely store your personal information (was Keeper).
$29.99
1.6c2
IPNetRouterX
IPNetRouterX

3.5

Software firewall security solution.
$100.00
2.3.2
Sesame
Sesame

5.0

Locks your Mac when you walk away.
Free
0.8.2
SSHKeychain
SSHKeychain

4.6

GUI for ssh-agent/ssh-add.
Free
2.0.1
Guardian Angel
Guardian Angel

2.9

Locks your Mac when you leave and unlocks upon return.
$.99
5.0.6
Web Confidential
Web Confidential

3.3

Secure data storage solution.
$25.00
1.2.2
AllSecure
AllSecure

2.6

Secure your data with 256-bit AES encryption.
$24.95
6.1
DoYourData Super Eraser
DoYourData Super Eraser

5.0

Secure deletion of data.
$39.00
1.61
Cryptor
Cryptor

4.8

Simple GUI-based file encryption.
Free
1.3.1
Black Hole
Black Hole

5.0

Remove sensitive information from your Mac.
Free
1.2.0
OverSight
OverSight

3.9

Monitors a Mac's microphone and webcam.
Free
2.7.0
Ghost Sphere
Ghost Sphere

3.8

Hides a folder and its contents.
Free
1.1.1
Cryptext
Cryptext

3.8

Secure your writings and notes.
$.99
6.1.2
EncryptStick
EncryptStick

0.0

Quickly, easily, and permanently secure your information.
$29.99
1.2.0
AppDefender
AppDefender

4.5

Protect applications by one password or USB Flash Drive.
$16.95
8.4.3
eWallet
eWallet

5.0

Securely store credit card, bank, health and insurance info, and more.
$9.99
3.1
Password Factory
Password Factory

5.0

A flexible, free password generator.
Free
1.3.1
Combo Cleaner
Combo Cleaner

3.1

Antivirus and system optimizer.
$39.96
2.7.8
Carbonite
Carbonite

1.5

Securely and automatically back up your files.
$71.99
7.1.0.92
CyberGhost
CyberGhost

2.8

VPN with unlimited bandwidth and unlimited traffic.
$3.00
1.7
Watchmac
Watchmac

4.7

Monitors your Mac for possible security infringements.
$19.95
1.3
Paranoid Android
Paranoid Android

3.4

Updated to mitigate the recent Safari/LaunchServices exploit.
Free
3.4.6
The Vault
The Vault

5.0

Straightforward, easy-to-use, secure storage.
$24.99
1.1
Universal Encryptor
Universal Encryptor

5.0

Encrypt and decrypt any file or plain text in over 85 different ciphers.
Free
2.1.1
KnockKnock
KnockKnock

4.3

System scan for potential malware.
Free
1.2
goSecure
goSecure

4.7

Encrypts and decrypts your sensitive data.
$19.99
9.3.5
Safe +  Password Manager
Safe + Password Manager

5.0

Encrypt and organize your sensitive data, photos, and contacts.
$17.99