Mac® Security Bible

Mac® Security Bible

Author(s): Joe Kissell

Published Online: 1 NOV 2011 02:14PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470474198

Online ISBN: 9781118257739

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257739

About this Book

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.

  • Explains the security threats to Macs, including data in transit from your e-mail or network, and malware such as viruses, worms, and Trojan horses; these threats, formerly the exclusive worry of PC users, now increasingly threaten Macs
  • Explores physical security and hardware barriers, software settings, third-party solutions, and more
  • Shows Mac OS X users how to develop and enforce security policies
  • Covers security for Windows running on a Mac with Boot Camp, virtualization software such as Parallels Desktop or VMware Fusion, and more

Learn the full range of options you need to consider to make your Mac safe.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Mac Security Basics

  2. Part II: Protecting Your Privacy

  3. Part III: Network Security Fundamentals

  4. Part IV: Advanced Security Measures

  5. Part V: Securing Mac OS X Server

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