Security Tools News
September 26, 2006
IT admins keep working to make networks secure even as more unsecured personal gadgets, like smart phones and BlackBerrys, find their way into companies
September 21, 2005
Recognizing the effect regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley is having on iSeries users, SkyView Partners, PowerTech and Bytware announced products that help users with compliance.
June 07, 2005
Attendees of the Red Hat Summit in New Orleans got an informative crash course in software licensing law.
May 19, 2005
iSeries security company buys SSO software vendor to take advantage of IBM's Enterprise Identity Mapping capabilities.
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System i/OS 6.1 provides new password security tools that can tighten up security in your AS/400 shop. Rich Loeber shares his favorite new password security tools and describes their implementation. Continue Reading
Encrypting files on iSeries is no trivial undertaking. Using vendor technologies such as those from Linoma Software and nuBridges may be easier than cobbling it all together with IBM tools. Continue Reading
The AS/400 System Security Attributes report is useful to review all of the system values and network attributes to make sure that they are still set to the value that you expect based on your security policy. Then, for good measure, see how your ... Continue Reading
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Search400.com invites you to participate in its annual Products of the Year award nomination process. Nominate your favorite product or your company's product. Winning products will be featured in January 2009 on Search400.com. Continue Reading
If you suspect that changes are being made by an external source, you can use an exit point program to monitor the activity and trace the IP address. Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: I like the ability to detect zero day attacks, APT’s, and other types of malware which almost every other security device in...Continue Reading
The FortiGate security appliances. UTM security in a single device, good administrative interface and performances.Powered by IT Central Station
First things first Talking about FortiGate from Fortinet we are talking about a family of UTM (Unified Threat Management) appliances. This...Continue Reading
I found this device to be one of the most stable platforms that I have worked with, but paying a yearly maintenance fee for firmware updates is not worth it in my opinion.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: I love the GUI and the ability to edit rules on the fly without needing to save a configuration. This makes for a very quick...Continue Reading
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As remote access through FTP or iSeries Access becomes the standard, the system history log and exit point solutions are two options for tracking users on the AS/400. Continue Reading
To control remote access via network connections on the AS/400, the most secure solution is implementation of the exit point controls in the operating system. The server controls serve as gatekeepers to your iSeries, checking IP addresses of remote ... Continue Reading
Have you ever created an object on the AS/400 without making sure the necessary authorization list is attached? By using some common commands, you can secure your IBM i, and audit objects and fix mistakes. The necessary commands include DSPAUTLOBJ ... Continue Reading
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Use the the iSeries QSYSOPR message to look for any errors in passwords when running a program on the iSeries that transfers data to a spreadsheet on a Windows share. Continue Reading
When your company's CIO suggests that you should upgrade the security level of your AS/400 to 50, you might not think this is necessary, but where do you turn for supporting evidence? Continue Reading
AS/400 system values define global, system-wide settings on your platform. Many of these pertain to system security implementation. Take a look at these settings and learn how to lock them down. Many system values are security-related and the ... Continue Reading