Generally, Friday is a good day for a news summary. But sometimes things happen after. Like last week, where Apple pushed a security update for macOS Ventura and iOS/iPadOS, followed by updates for Big Sur, Ventura, iOS/iPadOS 15, tvOS, Safari, and (maybe?) HomePod, earlier this week.
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📰News and Opinion
- Fleet introduces MDM – Fleet for osquery
- Still Flogging, Still Dead – John C. Welch
- Staying Relevant – Pam Lefkowitz, Radical Admin Blog
🌼macOS and iOS Updates
- macOS Ventura 13.3 (22E261): About, Security, 12.6.4 (21G531), 11.7.5 (20G1231)
- iOS 16.4.1, iPadOS 16.4.1, Security, iOS and iPadOS 15.7.4
- tvOS 16.4.1
- HomePod Software 16.4.1: No info on “About” or security pages
- Safari 16.4.1
- macOS Ventura 13.3.1 Update (22E261)! Emergency Security Update?
- Apple releases emergency updates for two known-to-be-exploited vulnerabilities – Pieter Arntz, Malwarebytes Labs
- Graham R Pugh on mas.to: “AutoPkg+JamfUploader users – you’ll need to update trust on your .jamf recipes: I pushed a change to the JamfPackageUploader processor to allow jcds_mode to function with the new randomised SSO failover URLs introduced in Jamf Pro 10.45.”
- Gary Oldham on LinkedIn: “[…] I’m still reading through [“Make Something Wonderful”], but came across a section that listed (in an email to himself, a frequent Steve practice) his music playlist from 2003, the year that the iTunes Music Store launched. If you’d like to see – and listen to – that playlist, I’ve compiled one on Apple Music.“
- Graham R Pugh: “Anyone managing Apple mobile devices should be aware that iOS/iPadOS 16.4.1 allows anyone to download and install the 16.5 Developer Beta without needing to supply a Developer Apple ID. I just did it with my regular consumer Apple ID. File feedback to Apple if this worries you – there doesn’t currently seem to be a way to prevent this.”
🔐Security and Privacy
🔨Support and HowTos
- How to Install SentinelOne with Jamf Pro – HCS Technology Group
- Setup Your Mac: Zoom Room Edition – Rob J. Schroeder
- Device activity reporting in Jamf Connect – Peter Siman, Jamf Engineering
- Resources to Make Great Presentations – BradenN, Jamf Tech Thoughts
- New Macs All Have Model Identifier “Mac” – Michael Tsai
- macOS: enlarge the windows to the edges of the screen by double-clicking – Guillaume Gète.
- Migrating an APNS certificate from one Apple ID to another Apple ID – Rich Trouton
🤖Scripting and Automation
- Let SSH retry connecting for you – Sindastra’s info dump
- CrowdStrike Falcon Inspector (0.0.2) with swiftDialog – Dan K. Snelson
- Over-Engineering 101: detect duplicate Jamf Pro device records – Skartek
- Baseline with Trevor & Rob – Mac Admins Podcast
- Fleet announces open-source, cross-platform device management platform – Apple @ Work Podcast, 9to5Mac
- Interview With Jon Brown, VP Of Technology & Cybersecurity at Interlaced.io – Command-Control-Power
- How the cops buy a “God view” of your location data, with Bennett Cyphers – Lock and Code, Malwarebytes Labs
- Jamf solutions in the healthcare space – Jamf After Dark
🎈Just for Fun
- Here’s to the Crazy Ones – Basic Apple Guy
- Make Something Wonderful, a book from the Steve Jobs Archive
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