Apple har totat ihop en säkerhetsguide (Mac OS X Security Configuration For Version 10.5 Leopard) som finns för nedladdning. (PDF 3.4MB)
This guide includes the following chapters:
• Chapter 1, “Introduction to Mac OS X Security Architecture,” explains the
infrastructure of Mac OS X. It also discusses the layers of security in Mac OS X.
• Chapter 2, “Installing Mac OS X,” describes how to securely install Mac OS X. The
chapter also discusses how to securely install software updates and explains
permissions and how to repair them.
• Chapter 3, “Protecting System Hardware,” explains how to physically protect your
hardware from attacks. This chapter also tells you how to secure settings that affect
users of the computer.
• Chapter 4, “Securing Global System Settings,” describes how to secure global system
settings such as firmware and Mac OS X startup. There is also information on setting
up system logs to monitor system activity.
• Chapter 5, “Securing Accounts,” describes the types of user accounts and how to
securely configure an account. This includes securing the system administrator
account, using Open Directory, and using strong authentication.
• Chapter 6, “Securing System Preferences,” describes recommended settings to secure
Mac OS X system preferences.
• Chapter 7, “Securing Data and Using Encryption,” describes how to encrypt data and
how to use Secure Erase to verify that old data is completely removed.
• Chapter 8, “Securing System Swap and Hibernation Storage,” describes how to secure
your system swap and hibernation space of sensitive information.
• Chapter 9, “Avoiding Multiple Simultaneous Account Access,” describes how to avoid
fast user switching and local account access to the computer.
• Chapter 10, “Ensuring Data Integrity with Backups,” describes the Time Machine
architecture and how to securely backup and restore your computer and data.
• Chapter 11, “Information Assurance with Applications,” describes how to protect your
data while using Apple applications.
• Chapter 12, “Information Assurance with Services,” describes how to secure your
computer services. It also describes how to protect the computer by securely
• Chapter 13, “Advanced Security Management,” describes how to use security audits
to validate the integrity of your computer and data.
• Appendix A, “Security Checklist,” provides a checklist that guides you through
securing your computer.
• Appendix B, “Security Scripts,” provides a script template for creating a script to
secure your computer.