Foundations of Mac OS X Leopard Security (Books for Professionals by Professionals)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:4/24/2008 - Apress
By: Charles Edge, William Barker, Zack Smith
Foundations of Mac OS X Leopard Security is written in part as a companion to the SANS Institute course for Mac OS X. It contains detailed Mac OS X security information, but also walkthroughs on securing systems. By using the SANS Institute course as a sister to the book, the focus includes both the beginning home user and the seasoned security professional not accustomed to the Mac, and allows this title to establish the ?best practices? for Mac OS X for a wide audience. Additionally, the authors of the book are seasoned Mac and security professionals, having built many of the largest network infrastructures for Apple and spoken at both DefCon and Black Hat on OS X security. What you?ll learn Security overview Walkthroughs to secure systems Walkthroughs and suggestions for third?party applications on systems Mac forensics Mac hacking Apple wireless security Mac OS X security Who is this book for? A wide audience of users, power users, and administrators who wish to make sure their Mac platform is secure.