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iSeries security planning News
November 08, 2006
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.
October 12, 2005
IBM software partner, Valid Technologies, has developed what it said is the world's first biometrics tool native to the iSeries.
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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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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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. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
Any security officers working with IBM System i need to organize a security incident response system to handle incidents of varying severity. 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
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 ... Continue Reading
What to do when an application is published in IFS from Win2k3 server, and users are unable to access the shared folder on AS/400. Continue Reading