Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people

Home > Store > Apple > Operating Systems

Mac OS X Security

Register your product to gain access to bonus material or receive a coupon.

Mac OS X Security

Book

  • This product currently is not for sale.
Not for Sale

Description

  • Copyright 2003
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 408
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7357-1348-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7357-1348-2

Mac OS X now operates on a UNIX engine. As such it is much more powerful than previous operating systems. It is now a multitasking, multithreaded, multi-user, and multiprocessor system with enhanced interoperability with other systems. Along with that increased power comes increased security vulnerability. Part I introduces readers to the basics of OS X security. Part II addresses system security beginning at the client workstation level. This section addresses UNIX-specific information such as permissions, executables, and network protocols and the related security concerns. Part III covers network security. The chapters in this section will cover security for internet services, file sharing, and network protection systems. Part IV addresses enterprise security using a variety of tools (Kerberos, NetInfo, and Rendezvous) as well as workstation configurations to illustrate how OS X Server and OS X inter-operate. The final section addresses auditing and forensics and what to do when an OS X network is compromised. This section teaches readers to audit systems painlessly and effectively and how to investigate and handle incidents.

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapter

Mac OS X Client General Security Practices

Downloadable Sample Chapter

Sample Chapter - 585 kb - Chapter 3 - Mac OS X Client General Security Practices

Table of Contents

Table Of Contents - 51 kb - 0735713480T.pdf

Updates

Submit Errata

More Information

Unlimited one-month access with your purchase
Free Safari Membership