5.17 Create specialized keychains for different purposes


If the user can logically split password and other entries into different keychains with different passwords, a compromise of one password will have limited effect.

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1. Open Utilities
2. Select Keychain Access
3. Select File
4. Select New Keychain
5. Input name of new keychain next to Save As
6. Select Create
7. Drag and drop desired keychain items into new keychain from login keychain

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