Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2021-12-10

The newsletter is a bit later than usual tonight. I was attending the new Jamf 370 Security class and the exam was this afternoon. Thanks to Peter and Daryl for leading the class!


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The year is coming to an end and some people might be thinking about their resolutions and if they can finish some in time. Apple seems to want to finish up some loose ends as well. Apple’s open source page got a new look. We also got a release candidate for the macOS 12.1 and iOS 15.2 updates and siblings.

We also had quite a few security stories this week and many other interesting posts from fellow MacAdmins. Thank you!

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News and Opinion

macOS 12 Monterey and iOS 15

MacAdmins on Twitter

  • Tim Perfitt: “I created a macOS app for our signing service to export identities from macOS keychain and encrypt / wrap them with an HSM public key for easy uploading to our service and to an HSM.” (video and thread)

Security and Privacy

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Apple Support

Updates and Releases

To Watch

To Listen

Just for Fun

Support

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