Blog Posts Tagged "security"

Gatekeeper Keeps Some Gates Open (Still)

August 7th, 2012 by

Gatekeeper Icon (c) 2012 Apple, Inc.

While Apple is miles away from the former heights of the “Get a Mac” campaign with its new Genius TV ads (I fully concur with Ken Segall’s assessment that  this is a long time low in Apple’s TV ads btw.), Mountain Lion’s new Gatekeeper feature might still give the old “Get a Mac” security ad a whole new twist. Apple will want to be cautious to not overdo it when tightening security. But I’m sure they will observe the basic rule of secure system design: “Don’t try to be too secure.”

In updating the ComposeIT mail plug-in, we did however discover some things about Gatekeeper and sandboxing which we thought might be of interest.  (more…)