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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X System Administration Reference, Volume 1 by Schoun Regan, - Ed.

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Lesson 12. Mac OS X Security Overview

Time

This lesson takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Goals

Understand the purpose of the components of the Mac OS X security architecture

Learn the Apple authorization philosophy

Identify the components of the security process

Produce an IT security policy document

Security has never been a more important consideration when selecting a computer platform. Whether you’re a home user with a broadband Internet connection, a professional with a mobile computer, or an IT manager with thousands of networked systems, you must safeguard the confidentiality of information and the integrity of your computers.

In Part 2: “Security Administration,” you’ll learn how to do just that. The lessons in this ...

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