Apple has published a much more detailed guide to the security mechanisms built into its software, services, and hardware products.
The updated Apple Platform Security Guide is now nearly 200 pages long, compared to the 157 pages in the previous version. It continues to cover the various ways Apple can secure its products, including detailed details on security features like macOS Secure Boot and end-to-end encryption in iMessage.
In the revision, Apple added new sections on a handful of Apple Silicon security features, car key security in iOS, and password monitoring. There is also a new section describing the company’s Apple Security Research Device program.
“Apple is developing security at the core of its platforms,” the manual says. “Building on its experience in developing the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, Apple has developed security architectures that meet the unique needs of mobile devices, watches, desktops and homes.”
The guide contains a wealth of information about Apple’s …