NSA gives security guidance for Mac OS X

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 8:35 AM EST

The National Security Agency has posted a 109-page document on its Web site telling agencies how to securely install and use Apple Computer Inc.’s Mac OS X Version 10.3.x operating system, code-named Panther.

NSA notes that the document is a security guide and “not meant to replace well-structured policy or sound judgment.” It warns administrators to test only in a non-production environment as similar as possible to the architecture where the OS will be deployed.

By Susan M. Menke at GCN.

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