Securing Mac OS X

July 23, 2004

Since I’ve written quite a bit lately about running Windows securely, as well as doing strange things to Macs such as installing webservers and scripting languages, it only seems appropriate to talk a little bit about how to secure the Mac environment (particularly if you’re tempted to actually do something like actually serve public web pages with it.)

Fortunately, Stephen de Vries at InfoSec Writers has done a much more comprehensive job of explaining how to secure a Mac than I’d have ever managed—available here, as a free Acrobat PDF file.

Lock them PowerBooks down…

Related: Securing E-Mail on OS X with SSH


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