IBM i Security Workshop


9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Room D

IBM i security is a scary subject for many, but it doesn’t have to be. Join Carol Woodbury for an in-depth day of security education. Carol will teach you the advanced aspects of IBM i security that are rarely covered elsewhere, including:

• IBM i Security Fundamentals including New Features
Managing user profiles (includes new user profile attributes)
Security-relevant system values (including tips for changing to more secure settings)
Options for securing objects including Private Authorities, Authorisation Lists and Adopted Authority, as well as recommendations for when to use each
The order in which IBM i checks authority

• New Security Features in Detail
Row and Column Access Control (RCAC) added in V7R2
Authority Collection added in V7R3
SQL Views in QSYS2 being added via Technology Refreshes
Misc additions not previously discussed

• IFS Security
How security in the IFS differs from security in Libraries
Securing objects in the IFS
File shares
Tips for avoiding being infected with malware

• Integrated IBM i auditing features
Detailed description of the auditing features
Options for getting information out of the audit journal
Using auditing as an aide for debugging failures during remediation roll-out
New auditing features added in recent OS version and Technology Releases

• Best Practices for Security Administration
Providing a task list for a Security Administrator (recommendations and tips)

Who Should Attend
This training will be most useful for people who already have some IBM i experience.

Come prepared to expand your understanding of IBM i security!

Participants will earn 5.0 CPE Credits.
In order to receive full credit hours, you must be present for the full session and register on the attendance sheet when you arrive.