I’ve been storing some information in my Entourage notes which should really be kept secured behind a password; I had tried out some of the shareware apps that let you keep passwords/records/notes in a secure fashion — but they always seems clunky/slow and not 100% trustworthy.
I recently found out that my mac already has an excellent app built into do just this; KeyChain Access (/Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access.app/)
It allows you to create Secure notes (File > New Secure Note) that are protected via your main keychain password.
Do you have some information that you want to keep for your eyes only? You can add secure notes into your keychain and you can decrypt on an ‘as needed’ basis…