Date Published: June 2016
Comments Due: August 15, 2016 (public comment period is CLOSED)
Email Questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Withdrawn: December 08, 2016
Mark Trapnell (NIST), Eric Trapnell (NIST), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity)
NIST invites comments on Draft Special Publication 800-179, Guide 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.
A template for submitting comments is available below.
Keywords endpoint device security; hardening guide; host security; mobile device security; operating system security; secure configuration; checklist;
Apple OS X