Mac Security Bible
Your essential, no-holds-barred guide to Mac security threats and solutions
Myth number one: Macs are safer than PCs. Not really, says author Joe Kissell, named one of MacTech's "25 Most Influential People" in the Mac community for 2008. In this timely guide, he not only takes you beyond the myths, he also delves into the nitty-gritty of each potential threat, helping you weigh the pros and cons of the solutions you might choose. Learn to measure risk versus inconvenience, make informed decisions, and protect your Mac computers, your privacy, and your data with this essential guide.
Learn the full range of options you need to consider to make your Mac safe.
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SecuringYour Mac against Theft
Working with User Accounts
Using the Get Info window Using theumask The other permission bits Types of Accounts
Adjusting Login Options
Using the Sudo Command How sudo works
The Mac OS X Keychain
SecuringYour Wired Network
Securing YourWireless Network
Web Server Security
Advanced Security Measures
Vulnerability Scanning and Testing
NetworkMonitoring The Varieties ofNetwork Monitoring Network Intrusion Detection Systems
Working with Passwords
Securely Sharing System Resources
Backing Up Your
Encrypting and Securely Deleting Files
Protecting Your Privacy Chapter 9 Securing Email Chat and Voice over
Browsing theWeb Securely
Blocking Other Undesirable Content Summary
Using Virtual PrivateNetworks What Is a Virtual Private Network?
Network Security Fundamentals
Monitoring File Integrity
Forensics Discovering What Went Wrong
Securing Mac OS X Server
Working with SSL Certificates
Creating andUsinga Certificate Authority Managing Certificates
Securing File Sharing About FileSharing Protocols