Mac Security Bible
By Joe Kissell
Publisher: Wiley
Released: December 2009
Pages: 848

How safe is your Mac?

Are Macs safer than PCs? Despite their bulletproof reputation, Macs are vulnerable to malware, network snooping, password cracking and, of course, physical theft (with all your data) — just like PCs. The good news is that there's a lot you can do, and this plain-English guide tells you what and how. Discover seven things you should do right now, understand the trade-offs between risk and convenience, set up your solutions, and keep your Mac safe with this practical book.

  • Discover what security is built into Mac OS X and how to configure it

  • Explore physical security, hardware barriers, software settings, and third-party solutions

  • Communicate safely using IM, VoIP, e-mail, and the web

  • Learn how to secure one or multiple Macs in wired or wireless networks

  • Perform network and vulnerability scanning and use forensic tools

  • Run Windows applications safely and securely on a Mac

  • Secure Mac OS X Server with Kerberos, SSL, and VPNs

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