February 12, 2021
- LEAD ARTICLE: Lessons IBM i Shops Can Learn from the SolarWinds Attack
- FEATURED ARTICLE: SQL 101: A Data Definition Language Hands-On Tour, Part 6
- FEATURED VIDEO: Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: HelpSystems Acquires Digital Defense to Enhance Cybersecurity Portfolio
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- EVENT: iBasics: Basics of User Profiles and Password Management
While IBM i was not the direct target, Carol discusses lessons the IBM i community can learn from the SolarWinds attack.
By Carol Woodbury
The full extent of the SolarWinds attack continues to unfold, but suffice to say that the breadth and the lengths to which the perpetrators went are, to put it mildly, stunning. I’m not going to describe the attack, but here are several websites that describe the details of the attack, and the SecurityWeek link is kept up-to-date as more details become available:
While I haven’t heard of any IBM i systems being affected, it’s not outside of the realm of possibility that an IBM i was breached as a side effect of this attack. Regardless, this type of attack should make all of us sit up and take notice and determine if we have the practices in place to fend off this type of attack if one should…
Today’s topic is tricky, especially for people unfamiliar with the concept of indexes. Many of us use them implicitly when we create logical files, but do you really know what an index is and how to create one?
By Rafael Victória-Pereira
In the previous TechTip, I explained how views are similar and, at the same time, different from logical files (LFs): views are easier to define and change, but there’s something that LFs can have that views can’t: keys.
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What benefits does artificial intelligence (AI) present for cybersecurity? AI’s capability to analyze massive quantities of data with lightning speed means security threats can be detected in real time, or even predicted based on risk modeling.
As AI reaches new frontiers, there must be a framework for ensuring AI is accurate and ethical. Sridhar Muppidi, IBM Security CTO, offers insights into IBM Security’s approach to making AI integral to cybersecurity.