O'Reilly logo

Enterprise Mac Security: El Capitan, Third Edition by Daniel O’Donnell, Charles Edge

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter    6

Application Signing and Sandbox

This chapter discusses two critical security features in OS X: application signing and the App Sandbox. These technologies were both introduced with Mac OS 10.5 and provide facilities that improve the overall security of the platform. Incidentally, both technologies are also heavily leveraged by iOS, the underlying operating system on the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and AppleTV.

Application Signing

Application signing is technology included in OS X that addresses the issue of application identity and integrity. Application signing provides protection to the operating system so that it can both uniquely identify an application and also determine whether the contents of the application have been modified. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required