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MacAdmins is the premier East Coast conference for anyone who deploys and manages Macs and iOS devices. In 2017 we featured 60 sessions and five workshops with top notch speakers in the macOS and iOS deployment community. MacAdmins offers an incredible level of expertise, value, entertainment, and a great opportunity to network with your fellow admins!   

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Wednesday, July 11 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
What's next? A look into the crystal ball of managing macOS devices

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Managing Apple devices has changed dramatically in the last few years. We have moved from Open Directory and MCX to MDM and DEP over a relatively short period. With technologies such as secure boot and the obsoletion of traditional imaging workflows, the role of the Mac admin is changing faster than ever.
Whilst these changes are undeniably making macOS more secure, the area that we can Apple is allowing us to manage is becoming narrower.
We will dive into some areas that endpoint engineers will need to become familiar with to continue providing their users with the computing experience they need - from provisioning and configuring devices, to ensuring users aren't impeded whilst maintaining a good security posture.

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Speakers
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Graham Gilbert

Systems Engineer, Airbnb
A serial releaser of open source Mac administration tools, Graham is the author of Sal, a multi-tenanted reporting tool for Munki, Crypt, a FileVault 2 key escrow solution and Imagr, an open source alternative to DeployStudio. In his day job, Graham is a Systems Engineer at Airbn... Read More →


Wednesday July 11, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm
TBA 2 Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, 215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803, USA