Mac Security Bible (Paperback)

Author: Kissell, Joe

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How safe is your Mac?

Are Macs safer than PCs? Despite their bulletproof reputation, Macs are vulnerable to malware, network snooping, password cracking and, of course, physical theft (with all your data) -- just like PCs. The good news is that there''s a lot you can do, and this plain-English guide tells you what and how. Discover seven things you should do right now, understand the trade-offs between risk and convenience, set up your solutions, and keep your Mac safe with this practical book.

Discover what security is built into Mac OS X and how to configure it

Explore physical security, hardware barriers, software settings, and third-party solutions

Communicate safely using IM, VoIP, e-mail, and the web

Learn how to secure one or multiple Macs in wired or wireless networks

Perform network and vulnerability scanning and use forensic tools

Run Windows applications safely and securely on a Mac

Secure Mac OS X Server with Kerberos, SSL, and VPNs


Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780470474198
SKU 211427906
Format Paperback
ISBN10 047047419X
Release Date 1/1/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0900
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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