Professional Cocoa Application Security

Professional Cocoa Application Security

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The first comprehensive security resource for Mac and iPhone developers The Mac platform is legendary for security, but consequently, Apple developers have little appropriate security information available to help them assure that their applications are equally secure. This Wrox guide provides the first comprehensive go-to resource for Apple developers on the available frameworks and features that support secure application development. While Macs are noted for security, developers still need to design applications for the Mac and the iPhone with security in mind; this guide offers the first comprehensive reference to Applea€™s application security frameworks and features Shows developers how to consider security throughout the lifecycle of a Cocoa application, including how Mac and iPhone security features work and how to leverage them Describes how to design, implement, and deploy secure Mac and iPhone software, covering how user configurations affect application security, the keychain feature, how to maximize filesystem security, how to write secure code, and much more Professional Cocoa Application Security arms Apple developers with essential information to help them create Mac and iPhone applications as secure as the operating system they run on.Consider a home network with a couple of computers, a smartphone, and a printer connected via a wireless link. ... The DNS servers all respond to requests on a multicast address, so when one device wants to find a service it asks all the other devices on the network ... without employing IPv4LL, and many routers include DHCP capabilities so that devices do not need to auto- negotiate IP addresses.

Title:Professional Cocoa Application Security
Author:Graham J. Lee
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-05-13


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