Applications that help IBM i managers monitor security events, support audits, and comply with regulations and standards continue to be vital.
Written by John Ghrist
The corporate audit for assuring that your enterprise is adhering to laws and regulations governing information protection has gotten to be as routine as filing your annual corporate taxes. The critical questions have changed from "how will we deal with this?" to "how can we streamline this unavoidable necessity?" and "what's new in laws and standards that we have to watch out for?"
System i Developer, organizers of the RPG & DB2 Summit, has announced a new technical conference—DB2 for i Directions—designed for developers, database engineers, DBAs and software providers who want to learn new ways to leverage DB2 for i and SQL. Scheduled for June 20-23 at the IBM Innovations Center in Waltham, Mass., DB2 for i Directions will focus on four critical areas: the IBM i’s database capabilities, SQL programming techniques, performance management and query and reporting methods.
Many new events are now being logged in the audit journal and new fields added to audit entries; and reports to prove compliance is a driving force when it comes to security configuration and administration. Carol Woodbury demonstrates how SkyView Partners' NEW "Audit Journal Reporter" software can reduce the time it takes to obtain useful information out of and produce reports from the audit journal.