EDIT: corrected keyboard shortcut to say ⏻ rather than ⏏
I put my computer to sleep using cmd+opt+⏻ whenever I leave my desk.
For years, this has reliably locked the screen of the computer.
But ever since I upgraded to macOS 11 Big Sur: sleeping the computer does not lock the screen. I return to my computer later (minutes or hours), wake it up with the keyboard, and find that the computer is ready-to-use; no lock screen is presented.
Specifically, sleeping via keyboard shortcut does not lock it. Whereas sleeping by selecting "Sleep" with the mouse in the Apple menu seems to work.
My settings are the same as always:
I'm using a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15" Mid-2014) on 11.1 Big Sur.
I have all the latest updates:
Is anybody else experiencing this? For my part, this is a security regression that has reduced my trust in macOS.