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NIST Released Draft Special Publication 800-179, Guide to Securing Apple OS X 10.10 Systems for IT Professionals
June 23, 2016

NIST invites comments on Draft Special Publication 800-179Guide to Securing Apple OS X 10.10 Systems for IT Professionals: A NIST Security Configuration Checklist. This publication assists IT professionals in securing Apple OS X 10.10 desktop and laptop systems within various environments. It provides detailed information about the security features of OS X 10.10 and security configuration guidelines. The publication recommends and explains tested, secure settings with the objective of simplifying the administrative burden of improving the security of OS X 10.10 systems in three types of environments: Standalone, Managed, and Specialized Security-Limited Functionality. 
 
Public comment period ends: August 15, 2016.
Email comments to: 800-179comments@nist.gova (Subject: "Comments on Draft SP 800-179"), preferably using the Comment Template Form (Excel file).

Created December 21, 2016, Updated May 15, 2017