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IBM i Security Administration and Compliance: Second Edition

Carol Woodbury


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  • Welcome to the long-awaited update to IBM i Security Administration and Compliance the definitive IBM i security reference. In this Second Edition, IBM i security expert Carol Woodbury tells you everything you need to know about IBM i security and the way it functions within IBM i systems. Written in a clear, jargon-free style, this book explains the importance of developing a security policy and gives detailed guidance on how to implement and maintain such a system.

    In this book, you will delve into topics such as system security levels, user profiles, service tools, encryption, auditing, compliance, and incident response, and learn about the latest enhancements to IBM i security in V7R2 and V7R3. Carol describes her methodology for implementing security in great detail, focusing on compliance with stated policies and procedures within an organization. She also provides updated recommendations to align with current best practices and to address today's security threats.

    Useful for security and system administrators, security officers, compliance officers, and auditors, the resources available in this book help organizations reduce the risk to the data residing on their IBM i systems and help protect systems from unauthorized access and modification.

    Upon completion of this book, you will:

    • Gain knowledge about the integrated security features of IBM i
    • Understand the current risks to data stored on IBM i
    • Discover IBM i best-practice configuration settings
    • Read a comprehensive introduction to role-based access
    • Learn a methodology for implementing object-level security
    • Understand how to use the IBM i audit journal
    • Understand how to address compliance requirements as they relate to IBM i
    • Learn techniques for more effectively administering security on IBM i
    • Learn about useful system utilities and commands for configuring and managing security

  • Carol Woodbury is President and CTO of DXR Security and has over 30 years’ experience with IBM i Security. She started her career as Security Team Leader and Chief Engineering Manager for iSeries Security at IBM in Rochester, MN. Since leaving IBM, she has co-founded two companies – SkyView Partners and DXR Security - both focused on helping organizations achieve their IBM i Security goals. Her practical experience together with her intimate knowledge of the system combine for a unique viewpoint and experience level that cannot be matched.

    Carol is known world-wide as an author and award-winning speaker on security technology, specializing in IBM i Security topics. She has written seven books on IBM i Security. Carol has been named an IBM Champion since 2018 and holds her CISSP, CRISC and PCIP security certifications.

  • Item Number: 5163
    Author Name: Carol Woodbury
    Publication Date: May 11, 2016
    Edition: Second
    Pages: 448
    ISBN-10: 1583474293
    ISBN-13: 9781583474297
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 7 x .89 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
    Language: English

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