Episode 131: A Roadmap for macOS Security, with Jesse Endahl


Jesse Endahl is back on the Mac Admins Podcast to talk about platform security and security goals for macOS, to go along with new blog post and a pair of talks he’s given this summer.

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Links & Notes

An Enterprise Security Roadmap for macOS

Part One: Jesse Endahl at MacDevOps YVR
Part Two: Jesse Endahl at X World 2019

Fleetsmith Blog on Zoom Security Practice
Apple Documentation: Endpoint Security System Extension

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Episode 36: Fleetsmith with Jesse Endahl

Mac Admins Podcast, Episode 36: Fleetsmith with Jesse Endahl


What’s it like to re-think Mac management from the ground up? We ask Jesse Endahl, Chief Security Officer and Chief Product Officer for Fleetsmith in a wide-ranging interview.


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Links & Notes

Yellow Dog Linux


Securing Kubernetes (BSides)


Block Block

Giant Bags of Mostly Water

Attack Driven Defense

Proton.B teardown

Proton.B teardown – Thomas Reed

Proton.B teardown – Patrick Wardle, Part 1

Proton.B teardown – Patrick Wardle, Part 2

Google Santa

Defender RCE

Behind the Scenes iOS Security

Demystifying the SEP Paper & Demystifying the SEP Presentation PDF

How Steve Fleeced Carly

Community Calendar

Call For Presenters


Conference Sites

Aces Conference in Phoenix, AZ May 31 – June 1
MacDevOps:YVR in Vancouver, Canada Jun 4-6 17
MacDeployment in Calgary, Canada Jun 8-9 17
X World in Sydney, Australia Jun 28-30 17
PSU Mac Admins in State College, PA July 11-14
CMD-D Conference in Santa Clara, CA August 9
Macsysadmin in Gothenburg, Sweden October 3-6 17
JNUC in Minneapolis, MN October 24-26


Twin Cities MacAdmins May 23rd at Jamf’s offices in Minneapolis. Details at or in the mspmacadmins channel on Slack.
Mac Admin Monthly June 13th at Google in New York, or online at their website.
Seattle Apple Admins June 15, 2017 at Offer Up

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