iSeries security planning

  • Why implement System i security anyway?

    A recent survey of System i shops reports very disturbing information. While we are justifiably proud of the robust security offered by our favorite platform, when push comes to shove, it turns out that a lot of System i shops come up short on the ...  Continue Reading

  • System i security policy: Time for a check up

    As a System i security officer, you've spent a lot of time doing two main tasks. First, establishing a security policy and then setting your system up to enforce that policy. Once you have these two tasks set up, then you can sit back and relax .....  Continue Reading

  • Tracking System i user profile sign-on activity

    I recently received email from a reader asking me how they could track sign-on activity for their security officer user profiles. The objective was to have a record of every time someone started a terminal session from one of these very powerful ...  Continue Reading

  • 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 ...  Continue Reading