As part of today’s announcements at WWDC 2022, Apple briefly mentioned a new addition to its security tools that will be applied to iPhone, iPad and Mac platforms called Rapid Security Response. It hasn’t gone into much detail on what Rapid Security Response is, but Apple promises to have major security updates that reach your devices even faster. Currently, iOS and macOS users receive their security updates with full system patches, usually with .1 or .0.1 version numbers, which can take a long time for users to download and install.
Now Apple says its Rapid Security Response updates include major security enhancements that “can be applied automatically between standard software updates.” MacRumors It is reported that for users who have installed the iOS 16 beta developer, is a new toggle under the Automatic System Updates section for “Installing System and Data Files” to apply new security settings and system data files. It says that “some updates may only take effect after you restart your iPhone,” which suggests that some may not require a restart.
This is the case with macOS Ventura, where Apple’s failure of the new features coming in version 13.0 includes the Quick Security Response, however on this platform “This is not a standard software update. These enhancements can be applied automatically between normal updates – no restart. “ The Edge contacted Apple for more information about the new updates, and with beta testers already running the new software, we should know more about how they work soon.