The Apple OS X 10.8 Workstation Operating System (Apple OS X 10.8 Workstation) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) provides security policy and configuration requirements for the use of Apple OS X 10.8 Workstation in the Department of Defense (DoD). Guidance in these documents applies only to Apple OS X 10.8 and related components on end- user workstations, and excludes any other components or software running on end-user workstations. The Apple OS X 10.8 Workstation STIG presumes operation in an environment compliant with all applicable DoD guidance, especially concerning remote access and network infrastructure.
This document is a requirement for all DoD-administered systems and all systems connected to DoD networks. These requirements are designed to assist Security Managers (SMs), Information Assurance Managers (IAMs), IAOs, and System Administrators (SAs) with configuring and maintaining security controls. This guidance supports DoD system design, development, implementation, certification, and accreditation efforts.
- Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)
Apple Mac OS X 10.8.x
Department of Defense [DoD] 8500
Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. DISA Field Security Operations (FSO) will coordinate all change requests with the relevant DoD organizations before inclusion in this document. Approved changes will be made in accordance with the DISA FSO maintenance release schedule.
Version 1, Release 1 - 18 August 2014
Changed status from "under review" to "final" - 03 June 2015
Updated URL to reflect change to the DISA website - http --> https
moved to archive status - 4/15/19
Updated URLs - 6/5/19
Updated URLs - 9/11/19
NIST checklist record last modified on 09/11/2019