How to enable system extensions on Apple Silicon M2, M1 Mac?
Step 1: When installing M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac on Apple Silicon M2, M1 Mac, you need to allow system extensions before reading/writing BitLocker encrypted drive.
It is a necessary step on M2, M1 Mac and won't lower your Mac security. After enabling system extensions, you can restore "Security Policy..." to the original setting.
Step 2: After opening security preferences panel, click "Lock" button to unlock the settings.
Step 3: Click "Enable system extensionss...".
Step 4: Click "Shut down".
Step 5:When you turn on your Mac, continue to press and hold its power button for at least 10 seconds, you will see the following window. Then click "Options" to continue.
Step 6: Select "Startup Security Utility" from Utilities menu.
Step 7: Click "Security Policy...".
Step 8: Check "Reduced Security" option and "Allow user management of kernel extensions from identified developers", then click Ok.
Step 7: Restart your Mac.
Step 8: Click "Allow" option in Securtiy Preferences settings to allow system extensions.
Then you can use M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac to open a BitLocker encrypted drive on Mac
Step 9: Restart your Mac to make the change take effect.
You don't need to restore the security policy to Full Security option after enabling system extensions if you are using M2, M1, M1 Pro, or M1 Max Mac or running macOS 12.