Apple has released a new security guide as a PDF download for iOS.The guide is 20 page PDF document which deals with System architecture, Encryption and Data Protection, Network security and Device access.
Apple has a history of guarding security structure of iOS devices and the release of the guide has come as an unprecedented move by Apple.
What is there in Apple PDF iOS Security Guide
1. System architecture: The secure platform and hardware foundations of iOS devices.
Secure Boot Chain
System Software Personalization
App Code Signing
Runtime Process Security
2. Encryption and Data Protection: The architecture and design that protects the user’s data when the device is lost or stolen, or when an unauthorized person attempts to use or modify it.
Hardware Security Features
File Data Protection
Keychain Data Protection
3.Network security: Industry-standard networking protocols that provide secure authentication and encryption of data in transmission.
4. Device access: Methods that prevent unauthorized use of the device and enable it to be remotely wiped if lost or stolen.
Mobile Device Management
Charlie Miller who is co-author of iOS Hacker’s Handbook says that there is nothing new in the security guide but its publication is an important event.
You can go ahead and download Apple PDF iOS Security Guide from the link below.