I recently got the chance to present for a 2 session series for Jamf on a project near and dear to me, the macOS Security Compliance Project.

The macOS Security Compliance Project is a joint effort project to solve the compliance issue that many organizations faced. If you want to check out the project, you can find it at https://github.com/usnistgov/macos_security.

If you want to check out the 2 sessions hosted by Jamf on meeting compliance requirements for government agencies and commercial agencies you can register and watch the replay.

Government: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/6216299413465774854

Enterprise: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/6766183870239112719

These views are my own and not the views of my employer. If you have any questions or want more information on this, feel free to contact me on the MacAdmins Slack(boberito), Linkedin(linkedin.com/in/bob-gendler-8702014) or email(bobgendler@gmail.com).

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Bob Gendler

IT Specialist in the Apple world. Jamf guru, wizard of Mac Management, and mastermind of Apple trivia. The views are my own and not the views of my employer.

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