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Apple rolls out new Apple Security Device Program

Apple has launched a new Apple Security Research Device Program for developers. The tech giant says it’s designed to help improve security for all iOS users, bring more researchers to iPhone, and improve efficiency for those who already work on iOS security. 

The Apple Security Device Program features a smartphone dedicated exclusively to security research, with unique code execution and containment policies. The Security Research Device (SRD) is intended for use in a controlled setting for security research only. 

SRDs are provided on a 12-month renewable basis and remain the property of Apple. The company notes that athey’re not meant for personal use or daily carry, and must remain on the premises of program participants at all times. Access to and use of SRDs must be limited to people authorized by Apple.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.