• Security considerations for IBM i backups

    Backups need to be just as physically secure as the System i. Managing a log system for backup tapes, retiring old tapes, and validating third-party storage services are part of what it takes to en...

  • Time for a security checkup for your i

    Conducting an annual system security checkup on your AS/400 will prevent you from discovering some unwanted New Year's surprises. Rich Loeber recommends steps including checking security settings, ...

  • Recovering your AS/400 security configuration

    You need to have your AS/400 security plan built into your disaster recovery process. Step 1: Know the security objects and settings, and how and where they are saved. These objects include private...

  • A guide to System i security, part 2: The landing

    Once you've developed a security policy for your System i environment, you need to define who will access it and how they will get to their data. The locks on the door include passwords, object sec...

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  • Learning guide: Simple steps to a secure iSeries

    This organized list will guide you along your way to maintaining a secure iSeries system. Undoubtedly, the iSeries is one of the most secure platforms out there, but don't be mistaken in thinking that it is untouchable. Address the basic security iss... 

  • Security considerations for IBM i backups

    Backups need to be just as physically secure as the System i. Managing a log system for backup tapes, retiring old tapes, and validating third-party storage services are part of what it takes to ensure security with your AS/400 backups. 

  • Time for a security checkup for your i

    Conducting an annual system security checkup on your AS/400 will prevent you from discovering some unwanted New Year's surprises. Rich Loeber recommends steps including checking security settings, ensuring that your user profiles are up to date with ... 

  • Recovering your AS/400 security configuration

    You need to have your AS/400 security plan built into your disaster recovery process. Step 1: Know the security objects and settings, and how and where they are saved. These objects include private authorities, system values, and user profiles. 

  • A guide to System i security, part 2: Landing and establishing access

    Once you've developed a security policy for your System i environment, you need to define who will access it and how they will get to their data. The locks on the door include passwords, object security and group settings. Once those are set, it is i... 

  • A guide to System i security: Descending into the heart of darkness of IT security

    Developing your company's System i security policy starts with taking a look at what needs to be accomplished. Communication and appropriate access for personnel to data centers are keys to a robust policy. 

  • Learning guide: Steps to a secure System i

    This organized list will guide you along your way to maintaining a secure iSeries system. Undoubtedly, the iSeries is one of the most secure platforms out there, but don't be mistaken in thinking that it is untouchable. Address the basic security iss... 

  • Securing printed output

    In today's security conscious environment, most System i shops have already locked down their systems. Object level security is locked down and users are classified as to what they can and cannot do when they are logged onto the system. But, securi... 

  • Are all of your System i (iSeries) doors closed? -- part 1

    Security expert Rich Loeber discusses the security risks of leaving doors open on the System i. In the "old" days, the only door you had to be concerned about was the computer terminal. That certainly is not the case today. Are all of your System i d... 

  • Can you trust all those trigger programs?

    Be wary of trigger programs on your system. Here is an easy way to check up on them. 

  • Creating your iSeries security policy

    In the past, the main security policy decision was whether or not to have locks on the doors to the computer room. That was it. In today's inter-networked world, security has become of paramount importance and your security policy is correspondingly... 

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  • Security considerations for IBM i backups

    Backups need to be just as physically secure as the System i. Managing a log system for backup tapes, retiring old tapes, and validating third-party storage services are part of what it takes to ensure security with your AS/400 backups. 

  • Time for a security checkup for your i

    Conducting an annual system security checkup on your AS/400 will prevent you from discovering some unwanted New Year's surprises. Rich Loeber recommends steps including checking security settings, ensuring that your user profiles are up to date with ... 

  • Recovering your AS/400 security configuration

    You need to have your AS/400 security plan built into your disaster recovery process. Step 1: Know the security objects and settings, and how and where they are saved. These objects include private authorities, system values, and user profiles. 

  • A guide to System i security, part 2: Landing and establishing access

    Once you've developed a security policy for your System i environment, you need to define who will access it and how they will get to their data. The locks on the door include passwords, object security and group settings. Once those are set, it is i... 

  • A guide to System i security: Descending into the heart of darkness of IT security

    Developing your company's System i security policy starts with taking a look at what needs to be accomplished. Communication and appropriate access for personnel to data centers are keys to a robust policy. 

  • Learning guide: Steps to a secure System i

    This organized list will guide you along your way to maintaining a secure iSeries system. Undoubtedly, the iSeries is one of the most secure platforms out there, but don't be mistaken in thinking that it is untouchable. Address the basic security iss... 

  • Securing printed output

    In today's security conscious environment, most System i shops have already locked down their systems. Object level security is locked down and users are classified as to what they can and cannot do when they are logged onto the system. But, securi... 

  • Are all of your System i (iSeries) doors closed? -- part 1

    Security expert Rich Loeber discusses the security risks of leaving doors open on the System i. In the "old" days, the only door you had to be concerned about was the computer terminal. That certainly is not the case today. Are all of your System i d... 

  • Can you trust all those trigger programs?

    Be wary of trigger programs on your system. Here is an easy way to check up on them. 

  • Learning guide: Simple steps to a secure iSeries

    This organized list will guide you along your way to maintaining a secure iSeries system. Undoubtedly, the iSeries is one of the most secure platforms out there, but don't be mistaken in thinking that it is untouchable. Address the basic security iss... 

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