I plan to use my Macbook Pro at work/office. Before I do so, I will need to speak to my manager on how to properly prepare and secure it since this is the first Mac that will be regularly used on the network in the office and company intranet.
The intranet comprises mostly of PCs running Microsoft Windows XP, Server 2003, and Windows 7. So there's definitely a Microsoft-only culture in the office, and the infrastructure/networking team are familiar with Microsoft technology and software.
What steps and software would I need to prepare and secure my Macbook Pro for work/office?
- Antivirus/Spyware software for Mac required/necessary?
- What options do I have to encrypt files, or possibly the whole drive/partition?
- What network/firewall settings should be enabled?