Defending Macs with Management-led Security | JNUC 2023

Discover key strategies for enhancing Mac endpoint security, as shared by Matt Taylor at JNUC 2023, focusing on threat analysis and defense.

Matt Taylor's presentation at JNUC 2023 revolved around understanding the Mac threat landscape and the tactics used by threat actors. His analysis over the past year revealed common threats, the evolution of attacks, and strategies to protect devices and mitigate risks by minimizing attack surfaces. The talk highlighted the role of Jamf Threat Labs (JTL) in threat-hunting and analysis, utilizing expertise in various cybersecurity fields and machine learning. Key findings included a reduction in malware infections, the prominence of malicious advertising and supply-chain attacks, and the spread of infections. Taylor emphasized a comprehensive solution with Jamf Trusted Access, combining Jamf Pro, Jamf Connect, and Jamf Protect for holistic protection against evolving threats.