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Question: Using FileVault

Is my understanding correct that FileVault only provides protection if you log off?

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)

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Feb 25, 2018 7:08 PM in response to dsclove In response to dsclove

Hello dsclove,

FileVault protects the data stored on your disk. You also have to protect your account. If you are always logged on and don't have any kind screen lock, then you would lose most of the benefits to having encrypted data.

Feb 25, 2018 7:08 PM

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