Pareto Security Blog

What new security features macOS 13 brings

Published: 2022/06/09 Last updated: 2022/07/06 By: Janez Troha
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The first beta of macOS 13 has been released, and I’ve noticed some exciting new features that are great for security-conscious people.  USB devices can be allowed or disallowed On portable Mac computers with Apple Silicon, new USB and Thunderbolt accessories require user approval before the accessory can communicate with macOS for connections wired directly […]

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Cyber Security Checklist for Macs

Published: 2022/04/08 Last updated: 2022/07/06 By: Dejan Murko
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In this topic we’ll cover the basic Mac cyber security checklist. Macs have great security options out-of-box but not all of them are configured.

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Pareto starts strong in 2022

Published: 2022/02/10 By: Dejan Murko
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A lot has happened since our last blog post! Here’s a quick rundown.  New checks We’ve added checks for Software Updates. These track installed apps that could potentially be an attack vector and let you know when they’re outdated. MacOS version check was also added.  WiFi check lets you know when your connection is unsecure. […]

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Pareto Security published and available on Setapp

Published: 2021/11/22 By: Dejan Murko
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Less than a month after our invitation to Setapp, the Pareto app has been published and is now available on their app store. We’ve launched with 750 daily users which was definitely more than we expected. Here’s our graph from Setapp: We hope that even more Setapp users improve their Mac security in the future. […]

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Cyber Security Tips For Small Businesses

Published: 2021/11/15 Last updated: 2022/05/25 By: Dejan Murko
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Being a small business doesn’t mean you don’t have sensitive data that needs protecting. In fact, small businesses often fall victim to cyber-attacks in the form of malicious software. To combat this, small business owners should implement several security measures to prevent data breaches. Below, we’ve prepared a list of cybersecurity tips for small businesses. […]

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All Pareto Security checks are green – now what?

Published: 2021/11/03 Last updated: 2022/01/13 By: Dejan Murko
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So all your Mac devices are now as secure as macOS can make them. Congrats! But now you’re wondering what else you can do. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Password managers If you’re not using a password manager yet, this is the obvious next step. While macOS has Keychain, it’s nowhere […]

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How To Conduct A Cyber Security Risk Assessment

Published: 2021/10/18 Last updated: 2022/05/25 By: Dejan Murko
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No matter how careful you are online, the risk of malware and other cyber threats is always present.  It’s important that you develop a risk assessment process to protect you and your Mac from a potential security incident. When it comes to intrusion detection mechanisms, having a list designed to identify vulnerabilities is the simplest […]

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Pareto Security invited to join Setapp!

Published: 2021/10/13 Last updated: 2022/05/16 By: Dejan Murko
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After our Product Hunt launch, Maria from Setapp contacted us if we’d like to join Setapp as one of their curated apps. We were aware of Setapp and their sister company MacPaw, as they are one of the largest and most successful macOS companies (at least to my knowledge). We were excited by the invite! […]

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Cyber Security Self-Assessment

Published: 2021/10/12 Last updated: 2022/05/16 By: Dejan Murko
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Protecting your critical data and information from malicious parties is a key responsibility for business owners. Companies need to budget for cybersecurity and have a rigorous framework in place to assess and address their vulnerabilities. Here’s how a cybersecurity self-assessment for businesses works. What is a Cyber Security Self-Assessment? A self-assessment covers your organizational infrastructure, […]

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SwiftLeeds was a blast!

Published: 2021/10/10 Last updated: 2021/11/07 By: Neyts Zupan
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I can’t believe I’m writing this: I’ve been on an actual in-person conference! It’s been so long since I’ve done it, it definitely felt strange for the first few minutes. Nah, hours. I was literally poking people with my finger to see if they were real. ? Despite all odds, Adam managed to get together […]

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