Learn about Apple hardware security.

Hardware Security

Secure software requires a foundation of security built into hardware. That’s why Apple devices — running iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS or watchOS — have security capabilities designed into silicon.

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Learn about Apple system security.

System Security

Building on the unique capabilities of Apple hardware, system security is designed to maximise the security of the operating systems on Apple devices without compromising usability. System security encompasses the boot-up process, software updates and the ongoing operation of the OS.

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Learn about encryption and Data Protection on Apple devices.

Encryption and Data Protection

Apple devices have encryption features to safeguard user data and enable remote wipe in the case of device theft or loss.

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Learn about app security on Apple devices.

App Security

Apple provides layers of protection to ensure that apps are free of known malware and haven’t been tampered with. Additional protections enforce that access from apps to user data is carefully mediated.

Learn how Apple protects users with many layers of app security

Learn about services security on Apple devices.

Services Security

Apple has built a robust set of services to help users get even more utility and productivity out of their devices. These services include Apple ID, iCloud, Sign in with Apple, Apple Pay, iMessage, FaceTime and Find My.

Learn how Apple makes their services secure

To browse Apple Platform Security, click Table of Contents at the top of the page. To download a PDF, click or tap here.

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