Mac Active Directory – time for a new solution

Why now is the time to cut ties with macOS Active Directory binding. At DARE we work with many organisations who have a blend of Windows and macOS devices within their fleet. In most cases we see, organisations who have a Microsoft infrastructure at their core naturally opt for binding their macOS devices to Active […]

Apple Software Update Issue

  At DARE we work with a number of organisations who adhere to Cyber Essentials or ISO 27001 certifications. As part of ongoing maintenance for these accreditations you are advised to make sure all security patches are applied to your devices in a timely manner – within 14 days of release is the standard. Software Updates […]

How to keep your Apple devices secure

You wouldn’t be alone in thinking that Apple devices are more secure than other options on the market. However, this does not mean they are immune to cyber-attack attempts. Let’s have a look at some of the things you can do to keep your Mac estate safe and secure. Set a secure Password/Passcode. Setting a […]

Jamf Cloud security report 2021

Many organisations were forced to transition business practices in 2020 to a fully remote model while maintaining productivity levels. 52% of organisations experienced a malware incident on a remote device in 2020, up from 37% in 2019; a 41% increase.  Jamf features solutions that empower Apple users to stay connected without sacrificing control or security. Take a […]

TeamViewer & Jamf

Does the Jamf & TeamViewer integration open up any security risks? With the recent release of Jamf Pro 10.31 the highly anticipated TeamViewer integration is now live for all Jamf Pro users. The integration allows a Jamf admin to initiate a remote support session directly from the Jamf Pro admin console. All an end user […]

Monterey security features

A host of new Security and Privacy features will be coming to a Mac near you with the release of macOS 12 Monterey. Below are some of the most anticipated features, furthering macOS’s lead as the most secure operating system available. 1 – On Device AI Processing For all Apple Silicon powered Macs live text […]

iCloud Private Relay

New in iOS 15 – What is iCloud Private Relay? One of the latest privacy features released with iOS 15, and available to paid iCloud subscribers, is iCloud Private Relay. This is a service designed by Apple to send your web traffic through two separate relays. It will hide your IP address, location, browsing history […]

Security Solutions for Mac

With more people working from home than ever, many with unprotected devices, system vulnerabilities have been exposed. Cybercriminals have developed increasingly sophisticated malware attacks to exploit these opportunities. Despite the security solutions out there, only a small percentage of them focus specifically on the Mac. Jamf Protect is built for the Mac to protect the […]