June 15, 2022
- LEAD ARTICLE: Carol’s Top Five Favorite Security Enhancements in IBM i 7.5 and 7.4 TR6
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Tech Project Management - Project Conception
- FEATURED NEWS: IBM to Grant $5 Million in-kind for Public Schools Globally to Better Prepare for Growing Ransomware Threat
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM Tackles Growing Attack Surface Risks with Plans to Acquire Randori
- WHITE PAPER: Why Migrate When You Can Modernize?
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- EVENT: OCEAN TechCon22 will be taking place July 21-23, 2022!
The latest announcements from IBM contained many security enhancements and changes. Carol describes her faves.
By Carol Woodbury
An IBM announcement hasn’t contained this many security enhancements and changes to IBM i security in many years. You can find information on all enhancements and previous supported releases here.
A project concept can be implemented in a matter of weeks, or it can be a complex concept that will require a monumental engineering feat and a few years to accomplish. The concept describes either a problem that needs to be solved or a solution to a problem.
By Colleen Garton and Erika McCulloch
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 3 of Fundamentals of Technology Project Management, by Colleen Garton and Erika McCulloch.
The concept may be presented verbally or as a Project Concept Document. In some companies, the concept is considered part of the Project Proposal process while in others it is a separate step, with a formal document, which is used to attain initial approval prior to creating a Project Proposal.
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IBM to Grant $5 Million in-kind for Public Schools Globally to Better Prepare for Growing Ransomware Threat
Thanks to IBM Service Corps volunteers, IBM will provide in-kind cybersecurity support to schools across the United States, as well as Brazil, Costa Rica, Ireland, and the United Arab Emirates.
The grants will focus on the need to establish programs that help address cybersecurity resiliency in schools, including against ransomware.
By IBM Corporation
IBM today announced it will provide in-kind grants valued at $5 million to help address cybersecurity resiliency in schools worldwide. For the second year in a row, six school districts in the United States will be awarded these grants. This year the program is also expanding overseas with four additional grants in Brazil, Costa Rica, Ireland, and the United Arab Emirates. As part of each grant, sponsor teams of IBMers will help schools proactively prepare for and respond to cyberattacks.