DFX Deploy Requires Keychain?

I am deploying an example dapp. When I execute dfx deploy, I receive this message on my Mac. Why would this appear?

dfx wants to use your confidential information stored in internet_computer_identities in your keychain.

Dfx stores identities’ private keys (PEM files) in one of three modes: plaintext, encrypted files, or in keychain/keyring. By default it tries to use keychain because it is the best tradeoff between security and usability. You can decide yourself which mode to use with the --storage-mode flag either in dfx identity new or dfx identity import

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