How to leverage Apple’s built-in tools for a solid Mac security

Leveraging Apple’s built-in tools for a solid Mac security

What are Apple’s built-in Mac security tools?

What is Mac firewall?

How do I configure Mac firewall?

What is FileVault?

How do I enable FileVault?

IT admin configuring FileVault on a Mac
IT admin configuring FileVault on a Mac

What is Find My Mac?

How do I enable Find My Mac?

What is Mac XProtect?

What is Mac Gatekeeper?

How do I disable Mac Gatekeeper?

What is Mac Malware removal tool?

What are the hardware and system security features on a Mac?

What is Mac secure enclave?

What is Touch ID on a Mac?

Touch ID on a Mac
Touch ID on a Mac

What are the encryption and data protection features on a Mac?

  • Password security
  • iCloud Keychain
  • Apple File System

How strong is password security on macOS devices?

What is iCloud Keychain?

What is Apple File System?

What are the application security features on a Mac?

  • Managing app access to data and services
  • Mac malware protecion

How can users manage app access to data and services?

How does Apple protect Macs from malware?

What are the network security features on a Mac?

  • Mac VPN
  • Safari privacy and security

How do I configure VPN on a Mac?

Configuring VPN on a Mac
Configuring VPN on a Mac

How does Safari enforce user privacy and security?

How to get the best out of built-in Mac security features

  • Stick to apps on mac app store/ Avoid downloading from untrusted sites
  • Protect mac with a good password
  • Set up different users on your mac
  • Keep software up to date
  • Avoid connecting to Open Wi-Fi networks
  • Use VPN
  • Turn on firewall
  • Apply firmware password
  • Review privacy settings

Stick to apps from the Mac app store

Protect your Mac with a good password

Set up user accounts on your Mac

Enable disk encryption

Enforce OS updates on your Mac

Enable Find my Mac

Avoid connecting to open Wi-Fi networks

Ensuring Mac security in the enterprise
Ensuring Mac security in the enterprise

Use a VPN

Turn on firewall

Apply a firmware password

Review privacy settings on your Mac

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Hexnode MDM is an award winning Enterprise Mobility Management vendor which helps businesses to secure and manage BYOD, COPE, apps and content.