April 17, 2019
- LEAD ARTICLE: IBM Access Client Solutions Gets Major Updates
- FEATURED ARTICLE: The AI Revolution: Preparing Your Company
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Why Your Business Needs a Security Awareness Program
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Free Work with Database Relations (WRKDBR) Command
- WEBCAST: 2019 IBM i Marketplace Survey Results Revealed
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: Pro Tips for IBM i User Access Management
New ACS updates cement ACS as a powerful user interface for IBM i.
By Steve Pitcher
A few weeks ago, I got my hands on a beta release of the new IBM Access Client Solutions. IBM’s Tim Rowe, Business Architect Application Development and Systems Management for IBM i, got on the phone with me for a solid 40 minutes to talk about the new features.
By David Shirey
In the third installment of this series, I want to talk about what has to happen from a company point of view for AI to make a grand entrance and succeed.
Business users want new applications now. Market and regulatory pressures require faster application updates and delivery into production. Your IBM i developers may be approaching retirement, and you see no sure way to fill their positions with experienced developers. In addition, you may be caught between maintaining your existing applications and the uncertainty of moving to something new.
In this white paper, you’ll learn how to think of these issues as opportunities rather than problems. We’ll explore motivations to migrate or modernize, their risks and considerations you should be aware of before embarking on a (migration or modernization) project.
Lastly, we’ll discuss how modernizing IBM i applications with optimized business workflows, integration with other technologies and new mobile and web user interfaces will enable IT – and the business – to experience time added value and much more.
More than ever, there is a demand for IT to deliver innovation.
Your IBM i has been an essential part of your business operations for years. However, your organization may struggle to maintain the current system and implement new projects.
The thousands of customers we've worked with and surveyed state that expectations regarding the digital footprint and vision of the companyare not aligned with the current IT environment.
Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application.
Part 1 will teach you what Node.js is, why it's a great option for IBM i shops, and how to take advantage of the ecosystem surrounding Node.
In addition to background information, our Director of Product Development Scott Klement will demonstrate applications that take advantage of the Node Package Manager (npm).
Forms of ransomware has been around for over 30 years, and with more and more organizations suffering attacks each year, it continues to endure. What has made ransomware such a durable threat and what is the best way to combat it? In order to prevent ransomware, organizations must first understand how it works.
In this webinar, two experienced cybersecurity professionals go in-depth on the ransomware attack cycle, the need to protect every endpoint, and how to spot signs of infection before data is encrypted by malicious actors.
This webinar also reveals the current state of ransomware with 2021 Malware Survey results and provide effective security strategies for prevention.
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Do you have a formal plan for educating employees about ongoing IBM i and IT security threats?
by Carol Woodbury
This article is excerpted from IBM i Security Administration and Compliance: Second Edition, chapter 20.
A security awareness program is an official or recognized project, typically under the “jurisdiction” of the Chief Security Officer (CSO), that is created for the purpose of educating individuals such as the organization’s employees, contractors, vendors, and volunteers about the organization’s security policies. The education should explain how the policies relate to each individual, and it should be performed on an ongoing basis.