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NIST announces the release of SP 800-179 Guide to Securing Apple OS X 10.10 Systems for IT Professionals: A NIST Security Configuration Checklist
December 12, 2016

Special Publication 800-179, Guide to Securing Apple OS X 10.10 Systems for IT Professionals: A NIST Security Configuration Checklist aims to assist 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. 
 
Additional project resources can be found at the following URL: 
https://github.com/usnistgov/applesec

Created December 19, 2016, Updated May 22, 2017