August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021 | Volume 12 Issue 60
- LEAD ARTICLE: Controlling Access to SSH on IBM i
- FEATURED ARTICLE: The Principles of Project Management, Part 2
- FEATURED EVENT: Capstone RPG & DB2 Summit Conference Announced for October 2021
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM Report: Cost of a Data Breach Hits Record High During Pandemic
- WHITE PAPER: White Paper: Node.js for Enterprise IBM i Modernization
- FEATURED VIDEO: Barcode400
- EVENT: Virtual RPG & DB2 Summit
Controlling Access to SSH on IBM i
The Secure Shell (SSH) is a popular way for administrators to securely connect to IBM i, but it’s likely you don’t want just anyone using SSH. Carol discusses how you can control which users are allowed to use SSH.
By Carol Woodbury
SSH clients are readily available from the Internet, so unless you’re controlling what can be installed on your users’ desktops, an SSH client such as PuTTY can be download, installed, and in use in just minutes. One of the popular features of most SSH clients is the file transfer capability. The secure connection capabilities of SSH clients provide an alternative to unencrypted FTP connections. This feature may not seem like a security exposure and shouldn’t be if you’ve implemented object-level security. But if you’re like many IBM i organizations that haven’t taken this step or rely on exit point technologies to secure your critical files, you’ve got an issue. (Note: IBM has…
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The Principles of Project Management, Part 2
The Role of a Project Manager
By Colleen Garton and Erika McCulloch
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from Chapter 1 of Fundamentals of Technology Project Management
A project manager (PM) has various functions or roles. Project managers will find themselves wearing many different hats during the various phases of their projects (and very likely at different times in the course of each day!). The specific roles a project manager will be required to fulfill will differ to some extent depending on the company for whom the project is being managed. It will also differ depending on the particular needs and requirements of the department or client for whom the project is being developed and the nature of the actual project itself.
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Capstone RPG & DB2 Summit Conference Announced for October 2021
System i Developer to turn focus to other forms of training
System i Developer announces today that its 2021 Virtual RPG & DB2 Summit, scheduled for October 20-26, will be its final conference-style training event. Citing the projected long-term effects of COVID-19 on demand for in-person conferences, the group plans to sunset its cornerstone event to focus on training that developers can more easily schedule around their daily work.