Apple talks a big game when it comes to security. Its stance on user privacy has been one of the dominant themes of Apple’s marketing, especially in the past few years. See Back up your files with Time Machine in the macOS User Guide, and the Apple Support article Back up your Mac with Time Machine. Secure boot and Startup Security Utility: Support for secure boot is turned on automatically. It’s designed to verify that the operating system software loaded on your computer at startup is authorized by Apple. Kaspersky is a well-regarded name in the field of antivirus protection, and it maintains that reputation with its Internet Security for Mac software, which positively bristles with features.