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

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Lesson 14. Optimizing Data Confidentiality

Time

This lesson takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Goals

Review standard UNIX permissions

Configure appropriate file-system permissions and ACLs to provide data security

Determine when to use SUID and GUID permissions

Audit for inappropriate SUID and GUID permissions

Restrict the administrator’s home folder permissions so that other users cannot browse it

Learn the location and function of file-system access control lists

Configure Mac OS X computers for optimum data confidentiality by encrypting sensitive data on the local file system

Understand the encryption features of FileVault

Create a secure documents folder by encrypting a disk image

Disable possible data leaks by encrypting ...

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