Mac

Security defaults to set

  • Enable FileVault
  • Enable Firewall
  • Enable Firmware Password
  • Turn off unneeded sharing services in System Preferences→Sharing
  • Rename machine in System Preferences→Sharing

Security Software

  • Malwarebytes for Mac
  • Little Snitch
  • Little Flocker
  • KnockKnock
  • Webroot
  • TaskExplorer
  • Blockblock

Useful Mac Software

  • ShiftIt (Window management)
  • Adium (Multi-account chat)
  • Flux (Color temperature changer)
  • iTerm2 (Terminal replacement)
  • DiskInventoryX (Like WinDirStat)
  • GIMP (GNU Image ManiPulator - like Photoshop)
  • LibreOffice (More MS Office-like than built-in Mac Office suite)
  • Textwrangler (IDE/Texteditor)
  • Homebrew (CLI package installer/manager)
  • Brew Cask (CLI app installer/manager)
  • Keka (zip/7zip/gz/targz/rar(?) utility)