Chapter 29. Securing Your Computer
In This Chapter
- General User Security
- Account and Information Security
- Network Security
- Protection Against Viruses and Other Malicious Code
Mac OS X is a powerful UNIX-based operating system, and with that power comes the responsibility to minimize security risks. If other people use your computer, it’s wise to secure it against users who might not realize the consequences of their actions and those who intend to wreak havoc. If you’re connecting your computer to the Internet, it’s necessary to take preventive measures to guard against unwanted intrusions over the network.
By the Way
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