Gatekeeper: What's New in OS X Mountain Lion Security

Gatekeeper: What's New in OS X Mountain Lion Security

by Timothy L. Warner
     
 
Apple’s latest operating system release, OS X Mountain Lion, introduces several new security features, many of which are tied to purchases and downloads from the Mac App Store. In this Short Cut, we cover new security technologies such as Gatekeeper, the App Sandbox, runtime protection, the Password Assistant, and the Privacy Controls preference pane. We also

Overview

Apple’s latest operating system release, OS X Mountain Lion, introduces several new security features, many of which are tied to purchases and downloads from the Mac App Store. In this Short Cut, we cover new security technologies such as Gatekeeper, the App Sandbox, runtime protection, the Password Assistant, and the Privacy Controls preference pane. We also explain security-related enhancements to OS X, including Safari anti-phishing, parental controls, Find my iPhone, Downloaded file alerts, and FileVault 2.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789748607
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/20/2012
Series:
Short Cut
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
50
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Tim Warner is a software architect, systems administrator, technical trainer, and author based in Nashville, TN. Tim has been an Apple power user since the Macintosh 128K appeared in 1984. Tim’s professional passion consists of the blending of information technology with education; he is vendor-agnostic and enjoys Linux almost as much as he enjoys Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X.

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