Leaving your workstation unattended is a potential security risk to the company. A screensaver that auto-locks your machine is an important control against security threats.


Let's configure your workstation to auto-lock when your screensaver is activated.

For MacOS:

  1. Open System Preferences, then click on Security & Privacy
  2. Click on the General tab
  3. Check the Require password box, and set the dropdown to immediately

Note: You may need to click the lock in the lower left corner to make changes

For PC:

Please find the tutorial below:

For Ubuntu Linux:

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