The updated Platform Security document describes how Mac computers now work in similar ways to iPhones when it comes to security with M1 silicon chips.
"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," the company said in its update.
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," Apple said.
The latest Platform Security guide is an in-depth take on