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IBM Domino customers continue to kick and scream about security. Will there be a supported solution in the near future?
Written by Steve Pitcher
Author's Note: After publication of this article, IBM announced support for SHA-2 hashed SSL certificates via an upcoming Interim Fix.
Two months ago, I was literally on a 17-hour ferry ride in the North Atlantic writing a piece entitled "IBM, We Have an SSL Problem." It was one of those pieces that just came together the way musicians sometimes write complete songs in about a half hour.
Today's piece kind of fell out of me in just over an hour. It means something. It essentially wrote itself because it needed to be written.
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The IBM i server's reputation for security is well-deserved, but it's not foolproof. Complacency and short-handed IT staffs contribute to the problem.
Written by John Ghrist
In a world where perfection is seldom—if ever—found, it's amazing how some users of IBM i servers manage to persuade themselves that their systems are "perfectly" protected from security threats. As news stories of Home Depots and Targets and other big-time vendors' data-security castles being breached become increasingly routine, in the IBM i world denial is still a thriving cottage industry: "No one would bother to try to breach our company's security; we're too small and our i is too secure."
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Security Admin Tasks - Examining the audit journal
In this informative video:Carol Woodbury, President of SkyView Partners, discusses the security administration requirement to view audit journal entries on a daily basis and how that can realistically be accomplished using SkyView's Audit Journal Reporter product.