Thor's OS Xodus

Why And How I Left Windows For OS X


  • Timothy "Thor" Mullen, Independent programming consultant and author of Thor's Microsoft Security Bible

Thor's OS Xodus: Securely Migrating from Microsoft Windows to Mac OS X provides readers with everything they need to securely and successfully migrate from Microsoft to Mac. It includes information that can be found nowhere else, enabling users to execute a MSFT to OS X migration seamlessly and with minimal downtime.

The text is the most complete roadmap for entities that want to move away from Microsoft and decouple their dependency on Microsoft products. It is a perfect choice for enterprise computing, providing the ease and simplicity of a UI that can also be incredibly customized via configuration files because of its BSD core.

The text, authored by Thor Mullen, the founder of the "Hammer of God" security co-op group and Principal Security Architect for a worldwide, multi-billion dollar commerce platform, provides the perfect combination of Windows and Unix.

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Information Security professionals of all levels, systems architects, app developers, project managers, IT decision makers, and a general consumer audience for those who want to migrate their systems.


Book information

  • Published: November 2015
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-410463-1

Table of Contents


Alternatives to Apple Hardware

From the Ground Up

Authentication Infrastructures

From Exchange to MacMail

IIS to Apache

MS SQL Server to MySQL


Windows Firewall/TMG vs OSX Firewall Services

Certificate Services, Encryption, and PKI

Client Controls