IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 9: IBM i Security Basics - Carol Woodbury

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  • Security Concepts
    • Object-centric vs data-centric security
      • Data and column encryption
      • Row column access control
  • User Profiles
    • Passwords
    • Group Profiles
    • Special Authorities
    • User ID/Group ID
    • Initial program
    • Job description
  • Security system values
    • System security level
    • Password level (10 chars vs. 120 chars)
  • Authorization Lists
  • Adopted authority
  • Limited users
  • Single Sign-on
    • Kerberos and EIM concepts
  • Auditing concepts
    • Audit Logs
    • Generated columns
  • Public authority
  • Authority collection support (7.3)

Carol Woodbury

Vice President of Global Security Services at HelpSystems

Carol Woodbury is Vice President of Global Security Services at HelpSystems.  Prior to joining HelpSystems, Carol was the co-founder and Vice President of SkyView Partners, a firm that specialized in security services and software for IBM i, AIX and Linux. Carol is an award-winning, world-renowned speaker in the area of security and compliance and is the former Chief Engineering Manager for Security at IBM for the iSeries system. Carol has over 25 years’ experience in the area of security and has authored several books, her most recent being– IBM i Security Administration and Compliance - and has written hundreds of articles in the area of security and compliance. Carol holds CISSP, CRISC and PCIP security certifications.


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