From the Back Cover
Design, implement, and deploy secure applications
All applications face security threats, making security considerations an integral part of every stage of the software development process. With this book, Cocoa and Cocoa Touch developers can ensure that their applications provide a secure user experience by incorporating security measures from the start when designing an application. Author and Mac security guru Graham Lee encourages you to acquire a clear understanding of the objectives of your users so that you can conclude which security techniques will be relevant to your application. He shows you how to take advantage of the many security resources available and provides helpful insight to avoiding security pitfalls and handling unexpected issues that may arise.
Professional Cocoa Application Security:
Details why security is important and provides rationale as to why you should secure your app
Introduces the UNIX filesystem and examines the Mac OS X-specific filesystem security features
Discusses the limitations of the keychain and encryption
Reviews ways to look for, record, and fix security bugs in written code
Describes the security impacts of different Mac OS X software deployment techniques
Explains how to securely deliver software updates
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About the Author
Graham J. Lee
is an independent security contractor, focusing on Mac and iPhone applications. He is a regular speaker on Mac security, and writes the security column for the Mac Developer Network