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Close the ports

While OS X has long included basic firewall software, Leopard introduced some significant changes to it, leaving many Leopard users confused as to how to keep their Macs secure. But though the firewall interface in Mac OS X 10.5 is indeed quite different from that in earlier versions of the OS, it’s still relatively easy to use.

VPN Tracker adds WatchGuard support

VPN Tracker, Equinux's virtual private networking software for Mac OS X, has been updated with support for WatchGuard devices.

Opinion: IT wishes for Apple’s iPhone event

A day before Apple makes its software development and enterprise announcements for the iPhone, John C. Welch offers a wish-list of his own for what IT administrators should hope to get out of Thursday’s event.

FileWave adds Linux support to the mix

FileWave, the software distribution tool for network administrators, now works on Linux.

What Microsoft’s Yahoo bid means for Mac IT

John C. Welch looks at two Yahoo products used by Mac IT administrators that face an uncertain future if Microsoft is successful in its bid to buy Yahoo.

Simplify working with shares in 10.5

Here are a pair of hints that make it easier to connect to and see mounted network shares in OS X 10.5.

LogMeIn offers remote Mac support

LogMeIn Remote now supports Macs, enabling IT managers to do Web-based installation and remote troubleshooting.

FileWave 3.5 adds Leopard support

FileWave, the software distribution technology, is now Leopard-compatible.