EDR Internals for macOS and Linux

Many public blogs and conference talks have covered Windows telemetry sources like kernel callbacks and ETW, but few mention macOS and Linux equivalents. Although most security professionals may not be surprised by this lack of coverage, one should not overlook these platforms. For example, developers using macOS often have privileged cloud accounts or access to intellectual property like source code. Linux servers may host sensitive databases or customer-facing applications. Defenders must have confidence in their tools for these systems, and attackers must understand how to evade them. This post dives into endpoint security products on macOS and Linux to understand their capabilities and identify weaknesses.

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