Is The Door To Your Company's Private Data Wide Open?

Is The Door To Your Company's Private Data Wide Open?

In the early days of the AS/400®, life was simple: "dumb terminals" ruled the computing kingdom and application menus blocked users from direct database access. Then, personal computers evolved and file transfers between PCs and servers became common - the "secure menu" became a thing of the past. Today, we must rely on resource (object) security to protect data on Power Systems running IBM i. But, many PC-based FTP programs provide full graphical access to any authorized or unsecured library, or Integrated File System (IFS) directory.

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This white paper describes the methods available to secure these interfaces. You'll learn the many benefits of a professional network security solution that allows you to:

  • Make all network requests to the server visible.
  • Store network information in a secure IBM repository for analysis and reporting.
  • Issue alerts for user and application requests for immediate notification and response.
  • Report on user access to IFS directories, including any files viewed or deleted.
  • Automatically block unauthorized access attempts while notifying the system administrator.
  • Run pre approved requests under an alternate profile for temporary access.

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