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MacOS Device Check

  • OS Security Updates

GUI: Choose System Preferences from the Apple () menu, then click Software Update to check for updates

  • Firewall

See http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1810 for cross-version guidance

GUI: Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu, Security (10.5 and before) or Security & Privacy (10.6 and later), then the Firewall tab.

  • Anti-Virus Version
  • User privilege
  • Drive Encryption

CLI:

sudo fdesetup status

GUI: Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu, Security (10.5 and before) or Security & Privacy (10.6 and later), then the FileVault tab. Also check for VeraCrypt

  • Services Running

CLI:

sudo launchctl list

CLI:

ps -ef

GUI: The "Activity Monitor" application is located in /Applications/Utilities provides a similar interface to "top"