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Advanced Mac OS X - Technical And Security Skills

Course Summary

An Essential Course For Mac Users - Unlock The Power Of Your Mac - Learn How To Secure, Fix And Administrator Your Mac


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    Course Syllabus

    • 01. Introduction
      • My First Lecture
      • 0101 Welcome
    • 02. Review Of Necessary Mac Skills
      • 0201 Review Of Desktop Navigation
      • 0202 Review Of Desktop Control
      • 0203 Configuring Your Mac For Success
    • 03. Building New Technical Mac Skills
      • 0301 Looking At Your Mac In A New Way
      • 0302 Taking Advantage Of Multiple Accounts For Users And Groups
      • 0303 Spotlight Searching In A New Light
    • 04. Entering The Command Line Interface
      • 0401 Using The Terminal App And Basic Commands
      • 0402 File System Navigation
      • 0403 File Manipulation
      • 0404 File Inspection And Editing
      • 0405 Special Characters And The Command Line
      • 0406 Sudo Command
      • 0407 Commands Unique To Apple
    • 05. Exploring The Native Mac OS X File System
      • 0501 Introduction To Disk Utility App
      • 0502 Introduction To diskutil
      • 0503 Top Level Of The Startup Volume
      • 0504 Home Folder Organization And Template
      • 0505 Understanding Multiple Libraries
      • 0506 Turning On File Extensions
    • 06. File System Permissions And Metadata
      • 0601 Introduction To Permissions And Ownership
      • 0602 Beyond The Simple Read, Write And Execute Permissions
      • 0603 Even More Advanced Permissions
      • 0604 Repairing Permissions On Startup Volumes
      • 0605 Ignoring Permissions On External Volumes
      • 0606 The ch Commands
      • 0607 Links And Aliases
      • 0608 Metadata
    • 07. Integrating With Other File Systems
      • 0701 Using Disk Utility App To Identify And Manage Other File Systems
      • 0702 Creating And Using Disk Images
      • 0703 Creating And Using Zip Archives
      • 0704 Hidden And Advanced Features For Archives And Disk Images
      • 0705 Connecting To Network File Systems AFP-FTP-NFS-SMB And WevDAV
    • 08. Understanding The Parts Of Mac OS X
      • 0801 Process Management With Activity Monitor App
      • 0802 Force Quitting Applications
      • 0803 Process Management With ps And top:
      • 0804 Killing Or Signaling Processes:
      • 0805 Using Log Files With Console App
      • 0806 Using Log Files With tail, logger And syslog
      • 0807 Configuring Log Files For Local And Remote Logging
      • 0808 Understanding And Managing Launch Daemons And Agents
    • 09. Automation
      • 0901 Using Automator To Create Simple Workflows
      • 0902 Using Automator To Create A Service
      • 0903 Creating A Simple AppleScript Applet
      • 0904 Creating A Simple AppleScript Droplet
      • 0905 Introduction To Shell Scripting
      • 0906 Integrating Automation Technologies
      • 0907 Scheduling Actions
      • 0908 Triggering Actions
    • 10. Developer Tools
      • 1001 Downloading And Installing The Developer Tools
      • 1002 Creating A Basic Installer Package
      • 1003 Installing Packages From The Command Line
      • 1004 Property List Editor
      • 1005 File Merge
    • 11. Disaster Prevention And Recovery
      • 1101 Creating RAID Volumes With Disk Utility
      • 1102 Managing RAID Volumes
      • 1103 Data Backup And Restore With Time Machine
      • 1104 Configure Time Machine To Ignore New Volumes
    • 12. Securing Your Macs System Hardware
      • 1201 Protecting The Hardware
      • 1202 Preventing Wireless Eavesdropping
      • 1203 Removing OS Components To Disable Hardware - Part 1
      • 1204 Removing OS Components To Disable Hardware - Part 2
    • 13. Securing System Settings
      • 1301 Securing System Startup
      • 1302 Configure Access Warnings For The GUI Login Window
      • 1303 Configure Access Warnings For The Command Line
      • 1304 Using The Background At The Login Window
    • 14. Securing Accounts
      • 1401 Configuring Best Practices In The Accounts Pane
      • 1402 Parental Controls
      • 1403 Advanced Account Settings
      • 1404 Hiding Users
      • 1405 Securing The Guest Account
      • 1406 Managing sudoers
      • 1407 Securing The System Admin Account
    • 15. Understanding The Local Default Directory Domain
      • 1501 Examining User And Group plist Files
      • 1502 Understanding The Shadow Hash Files
      • 1503 Using dscl
    • 16. Protecting Mac OS X With Passwords
      • 1601 Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant
      • 1602 Setting Password Policies
      • 1603 Disabling Password Hints
    • 17. Storing Credentials
      • 1701 Introduction To The Keychain
      • 1702 More About The Keychain
      • 1703 Keychain Troubleshooting
    • 18. About Certificates
      • 1801 Creating A Self Signed Certificate
      • 1802 Verifying Certificates
      • 1803 Adding Certificates To A Keychain
    • 19. Encrypting Disk Images And Home Folders
      • 1901 Creating An Encrypted Disk Image
      • 1902 Configuring A FileVault
      • 1903 Managing The FileVault Master Password
    • 20. Securely Erasing Data
      • 2001 Using Secure Empty Trash
      • 2002 Configuring Finder To Always Securely Erase
      • 2003 Using Command-Line Tools To Securely Erase Files
      • 2004 Using Disk Utility To Securely Erase A Disk Or Partition
      • 2005 Using Disk Utility To Securely Erase Free Space
      • 2006 Using Command-Line Tools To Securely Erase Free Space
    • 21. Securing Applications
      • 2101 Apple Mail
      • 2102 Safari
      • 2103 iChat
    • 22. Securing Network Communications
      • 2201 Firewall Protection For Applications
      • 2202 Firewall Protection With IPFW2
      • 2203 Configure A VPN Connection
    • 23. Restricting Services
      • 2301 Screen Sharing
      • 2302 File Sharing - AFP, FTP And SMB
      • 2303 Secure Remote Login
      • 2304 Pre-generated Keys For Secure Remote Login
    • 24. Conclusion
      • Goodbye


Course Fee:
USD 49

Course Type:

Self-Study

Course Status:

Active

Workload:

1 - 4 hours / week

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