• Preventing IBM i data theft

    A firewall should be the first line of defense to protect your IBM i system, but not the only security measure you take. Rich Loeber counsels you to not ignore the enemy within. Build strong object...

  • Security incident response system for System i

    Any security officers working with IBM System i need to organize a security incident response system to handle incidents of varying severity.

  • Setting up security for programmers on IBM i

    Programmers working on an AS/400 need greater security access than a standard user, but determining how much access they should get isn't always easy. Rich Loeber provides tips on what options exis...

  • Blocking AS/400 DB2 users

    To block DB2 users from altering data using WinSQL tool, a security software tool may be the best bet for true protection.

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  • Ensuring security on i runbook

    Computer system security is important for businesses in the midrange. The AS/400 is known for it's security, but the strength of the security depends on having it set up right. With increased regulations regarding information, having a sound security... 

  • iSeries security -- Fact or Fiction?

    Security expert Carol Woodbury provides advice to Search400.com's members on a regular basis. Do you feel you're also an iSeries security guru? Test your knowledge against some of Carol's Q&As. 

  • iSeries security word scramble

    How well do you know common iSeries security terms? Test your security smarts with our iSeries word scramble. See if you can unscramble these 14 iSeries security-related words. 

  • 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... 

  • iSeries/i5 security: Crossword puzzle

    Try to solve our i5 security crossword puzzle. 

  • More consolidation in the i world: Audax purchases Bytware

    Audax Group, the private equity firm that owns Help/Systems and recently purchased PowerTech, has added another company to their nest, Bytware. Is this consolidation good for innovation in the AS/400 marketplace? 

  • System i security: It's people

    A recent survey by iSeries security software company PowerTech found that it isn't the hardware or software causing security breaches on System i. It's improper password implementation and other people security issues. 

  • IBM unveils SecureBlue

    IBM unveiled a major security overhaul Monday, saying it will "greatly increase" the security of consumer products, medical devices, government applications and digital media. Developed by IBM Research and codenamed "SecureBlue," the new technology a... 

  • PowerTech acquires TriAWorks

    iSeries security company buys SSO software vendor to take advantage of IBM's Enterprise Identity Mapping capabilities. 

  • Linux, security skills projected hot for 2005

    IT workers looking to improve their standing in the job market should look to open source, Web services and security-related skill and certification sets, according to recent research. 

  • Answers to iSeries security -- Fact or Fiction?

    Answers to iSeries security -- Fact or Fiction? 

  • iSeries security -- Fact or Fiction?

    Security expert Carol Woodbury provides advice to Search400.com's members on a regular basis. Do you feel you're also a iSeries security guru? Test your knowledge against some of Carol's recent Q&As below. Mark each question with either a True or Fal... 

  • Word search #3: iSeries security

    Are you a secure enough iSeries user to take this word search challenge? Test your skills at our latest iSeries word search puzzle. Keep your eyes open, you never know who's looking over your shoulder or system! 

  • Password -- How to specify numeric

    Search400.com expert Ken Graap shares this tip on how to specify a numeric password. 

  • iSeries authority -- How the system checks it

    When a user attempts to perform an operation on an object, the system verifies that the user has adequate authority for the operation. The system first checks authority to the library or directory path that contains the object. If the authority to t... 

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  • IBM i security tightening: Preventing data theft

    A firewall should be the first line of defense to protect your IBM i system, but not the only security measure you take. Rich Loeber counsels you to not ignore the enemy within. Build strong object level controls and restrict *ALLJOB access. 

  • Developing a security incident response system for System i

    Any security officers working with IBM System i need to organize a security incident response system to handle incidents of varying severity. 

  • Setting up security for programmers on IBM i

    Programmers working on an AS/400 need greater security access than a standard user, but determining how much access they should get isn't always easy. Rich Loeber provides tips on what options exist and guidelines for determining which option will wo... 

  • Checking in on your IBM i authorization lists

    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 AU... 

  • Strategies for securing IBM i production files

    This tip offers an overview of the process for securing production files on IBM i. Learn how to best secure native objects, including data files, on the AS/400. Walk through the steps from setting system security, access strategy, object level securi... 

  • PCI data security standards and the System i

    The System i OS can be a very handy platform to build a secure environment for PCI processing. But the first step to acheiving PCI DSS compliance is knowing what is required. Rich Loeber goes through the requirements and explains what aspects of AS/4... 

  • Securing the integrated file system on IBM System i

    Securing the nested directory files within the integrated file system (IFS) on the AS/400 requires a different strategy than the more familiar native file system. The IFS includes the familar native file system (QSYS.LIB) as well as the QDLS file sys... 

  • Contextual security on IBM i: Limit user profile access

    When securing databases on IBM i, you must limit user profile access based on your company's specific requirements. You can define context-based security by implementing an exit point security program or by using adopted authority or profile swapping... 

  • 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 ... 

  • Security monitoring on IBM i: Watching your super users

    Users with full access to the AS/400 need to be monitored for security. Here, Rich Loeber explains how the system security journal can be used to accomplish this task. Additional security auditing can also be set up to make sure that your super users... 

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