Apple Device Management and Security

Smart Apple IT Management: How Jamf Business Plan Translates to Budget Savings

Robert Stewart Commercial As an organisation grows, so does the demands of managing their Apple devices, leading to increased cost and productivity issues. Jamf Business Plan, as we have explored in our previous blog, is a comprehensive solution designed to simplify Apple device management, and provide enhanced security. We explore further below, on why implementing […]

Securing Apple with Jamf Business Plan: Maximise the ROI & Time Benefits for IT

Michael Thomson Technical In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, organisations find themselves caught in a delicate balance between embracing technological advancements while trying to safeguard people and the organisation against an escalating array of security threats.  Learn more below as we highlight our top ten features that enables IT teams to deliver more for less […]

Think you know Jamf Connect?

Michael ThomsonTechnical Jamf Connect seamlessly provisions user accounts out of the box based upon the employee’s cloud identity, working with identity providers such as Microsoft Entra ID, Okta, and Google. It also acts as a next-gen VPN that reimagines remote access as a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solution to provide fast, secure connections to […]

USB Or Not USB…Jamf Gives You Control

USB Drive

Michael ThomsonTechnical A common security benchmark that is always requested during our Jamf Onboarding projects, is locking down or restricting USB drives. In previous versions of the Apple Operating System this could be applied via a simple Jamf Pro Configuration Profile. This feature was deprecated by Apple in 10.15, but to this day remains operational, […]

Apple patches zero-day vulnerability in iOS & macOS

Michael ThomsonTechnical Critical updates, iOS 16.6.1, iPadOS 16.6.1, macOS 13.5.2, and watchOS 9.6.2   Security Updates Apple has taken swift action by releasing critical security updates for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and watchOS to address actively exploited zero-day security vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are capable of facilitating malware installation through a “maliciously crafted image” or attachment. Blastpass […]

You can bank on Jamf​

Michael ThomsonTechnical In recent years, we have seen an increase in Fintech clients contacting DARE for assistance with their Apple device management. What used to be a simple discussion around configuration or application deployment is now focused on security and compliance requirements from day one. Largest US Banks use Jamf As a Jamf Gold Partner, […]

Social engineering, it’s all Greek to us

By Michael ThomsonTechnical Director Can you protect against social engineering? One of the earliest examples of social engineering was during the legendary Trojan War when the Greek army were able to sneak into the city and win the war by hiding in a wooden horse that was initially presented as a signal of peace – thus […]

How to keep your Apple devices secure

By Daniel EllisDARE Systems Engineer 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 […]