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PowerTech

 

Malicious programs can bring entire businesses to their knees—and IBM i shops are not immune. Imagine what would happen to your organization if users couldn’t process orders, accept payments, access customer lists, or any number of day-to-day activities.
Despite the rise in crippling malware and ransomware attacks over the past year, many Power Systems owners still don’t see viruses as a risk because they consider them to only be a Windows threat.
It’s critical to grasp the true impact malware can have on IBM i and the network that connects to it. Attend this webinar to gain a thorough understanding of the relationships between:

  • Viruses, native objects, and the integrated file system (IFS)
  • Power Systems and Windows-based viruses and malware
  • PC-based anti-virus scanning versus native IBM i scanning
There are a number of ways you can minimize your exposure to viruses. IBM i security expert Sandi Moore explains the facts, including how to ensure you're fully protected and compliant with regulations such as PCI.


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PowerTech

 

Here’s the harsh reality: cybersecurity pros have to get their jobs right every single day, while an attacker only has to succeed once to do incredible damage.
Whether that’s thousands of exposed records, millions of dollars in fines and legal fees, or diminished share value, it’s easy to judge organizations that fall victim.
But these attacks are also a chance to learn from others’ mistakes. What underlying vulnerabilities were overlooked and how can your organization avoid making similar mistakes?
IBM i enjoys an enviable reputation for security, but no system is impervious to mistakes.
Join this webinar to learn about the biggest errors made when securing a Power Systems server.
This knowledge is critical for ensuring integrity of your application data and preventing you from becoming the next Equifax. It’s also essential for complying with all formal regulations, including SOX, PCI, GDPR, and HIPAA.


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PowerTech

 

It’s time to set the record straight about encryption on IBM i.
In fact, the latest IBM i Marketplace Survey shows that many IBM i organizations have no plans to implement database encryption. When you consider all the ways strong encryption could avert a data breach disaster, this is quite a surprising result.
In this webinar, IBM i security expert Sandi Moore breaks down some of the most common (and persistent!) myths that stop IT pros from implementing encryption on IBM i. She’ll also give you a peek at our Powertech Encryption solution that makes database encryption easier, faster, and more secure than other options on the market.
If you’re concerned with protecting your IBM i data, you don’t want to miss this event.


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HelpSystems

 

IBM announced the E1080 servers using the latest Power10 processor in September 2021. The most powerful processor from IBM to date, Power10 is designed to handle the demands of doing business in today’s high-tech atmosphere, including running cloud applications, supporting big data, and managing AI workloads.
But what does Power10 mean for your data center?
In this recorded webinar, IBMers Dan Sundt and Dylan Boday join IBM Power Champion Tom Huntington for a discussion on why Power10 technology is the right strategic investment if you run IBM i, AIX, or Linux. In this action-packed hour, Tom will share trends from the IBM i and AIX user communities while Dan and Dylan dive into the tech specs for key hardware, including:

  • 7-nanometer processor
  • General availability dates for Power10
  • 1- and 2-node machines
  • Next steps for 3- and 4-node systems
  • TRs for IBM i
Watch now!


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PowerTech

 

IT security is a top priority for businesses around the world, but most IBM i pros don’t know where to begin—and most cybersecurity experts don’t know IBM i.

In this session, Robin Tatam explores the business impact of lax IBM i security, the top vulnerabilities putting IBM i at risk, and the steps you can take to protect your organization. If you’re looking to avoid unexpected downtime or corrupted data, you don’t want to miss this session.


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PowerTech

 

Although your IBM i server is one of the most securable platforms available, experts know that the protection of critical data is often undermined by weak security design at the application level. Programmers building new applications tend to want to solve a business problem and roll out code quickly—and don’t get me started on all of the legacy code we all have to deal with!
In the first of this two-part webinar series, Robin Tatam combines his skills as a certified RPG developer with his IBM i security expertise. He covers the security considerations that native application programmers should be keenly aware of as they design their applications, including:

  • Object ownership
  • Adopted authority
  • Public and private authorities
  • Command line permission
  • Client-server considerations

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PowerTech

 

As cyber threats become more sophisticated, strong encryption is essential. DB2 Field Procedures (FieldProcs) can greatly simplify encryption on IBM i, yet most organizations are not yet utilizing this powerful feature.
Watch this webinar to learn how to quickly encrypt sensitive data on IBM i—and avert a data breach disaster.
IBM i security expert Sandi Moore shows you how you can automate encryption and decryption, why disk encryption is no substitute for database encryption, and important factors to consider when looking at an encryption solution.
If you're concerned with protecting your sensitive IBM i data, you don't want to miss this session!


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PowerTech

 

Although your IBM i server is one of the most securable platforms available, experts know that the protection of critical data is often undermined by weak security design at the application level. Programmers building new applications tend to want to solve a business problem and roll out code quickly—and don’t get me started on all of the legacy code we all have to deal with!
In the second of this two-part webinar series, Robin Tatam combines his skills as a certified RPG developer with his IBM i security expertise. He covers the security considerations that native application programmers should be keenly aware of as they design their applications, including:

  • Object ownership
  • Adopted authority
  • Public and private authorities
  • Command line permission
  • Client-server considerations

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PowerTech

 

The use of encrypted sessions is both an effective way to prevent credential theft, as well as a requirement for numerous laws and regulations.
In this session, security expert Robin Tatam shows you how to configure the replacement for Client Access—Access Client Solutions—to use an encrypted (TLS) session.
This webinar will include an example of using your IBM i as a CA (Certificate Authority). You’ll also see an example of creating a request to send to a well-known CA to create the digital certificate you’ll need to assign to the servers to enable encrypted communications.


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HelpSystems

 

The new POWER9 servers offer over two times more per-core capacity than POWER7+ servers, but is that what your business needs?
When it’s time for hardware change, it pays to plan ahead.
Within this webinar, you’ll learn why capacity planning on IBM i is more important now than ever before. You’ll also see a live demo of Performance Navigator—the leading tool for capacity planning on IBM i—and learn how combining the software with our capacity planning service engagement can help you:

  • Centralize years of historical performance data
  • Graph out the current performance status for each LPAR
  • Model peak historical workload days based on multiple “what-if” scenarios
  • Develop a cost-justification deliverable to share with decision makers
It’s time to eliminate the guesswork and size your Power Systems servers with confidence.


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PowerTech

 

Can you trust all of your users all of the time?
A typical end user receives 16 malicious emails each month, but only 17 percent of these phishing campaigns are reported to IT. Once an attack is underway, most organizations won’t discover the breach until six month later.
A staggering amount of damage can occur in that time. Despite these risks, 93 percent of organizations are leaving their IBM i systems vulnerable to cybercrime.
In this on-demand webinar, IBM i security experts Robin Tatam and Sandi Moore will reveal:

  • How phishing attacks are becoming more sophisticated
  • Three little-known ways malicious programs can reach your IFS
  • Why the IFS is IBM i’s “Typhoid Mary”
You’ll also learn why some of the most common malware solutions still leave IBM i systems vulnerable—and what you can do to protect your organization.


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PowerTech

 

Cyber attacks often target mission-critical servers, and those attack strategies are constantly changing. To stay on top of these threats, your cybersecurity strategies must evolve, too.
In this session, IBM i security expert Robin Tatam provides a quick recap of IBM i security basics and guides you through some advanced cybersecurity techniques that can help you take data protection to the next level.
Robin will cover:

  • Reducing the risk posed by special authorities
  • Establishing object-level security
  • Overseeing user actions and data access
If you’re responsible for cybersecurity at your organization or you work on the IBM i platform, you don’t want to miss this chance to take your knowledge of IBM i security beyond the basics.


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HelpSystems

 

True or False: The IBM i operating system is just the AS/400 all over again. False! The AS/400 provided a solid foundation, but it has evolved over the years into the entirely new technology that we call IBM i. The 2020 chapter in our journey from AS/400 to IBM i includes new cloud offerings, new

Technology Refreshes, new customers, and a strong roadmap. How do these additions make the platform more powerful?
Back by popular demand, IBM i Chief Architect Steve Will joins IBM Power Champion Tom Huntington to share a unique perspective on the direction of this platform, including:

  • IBM i development strategies in progress at IBM
  • Ways that IBM i fits into your cloud strategy
  • Key takeaways from the AS/400 days
IBM i stands on the shoulders of giants. Its heritage and strategic innovation point to a bright future for this strategic server that continues to support organizations in every industry around the world.
Don’t miss a moment as the saga unfolds—watch now!


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PowerTech

 

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—Associate Director of Development Bob Erdman and Principal Security Consultant Sandi Moore—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, including:

  • Regular review of your security posture and processes
  • Segregation of backups to ensure data is secure
  • Prevention and deterrence programs to avoid infection
  • Detection methods to find threats that break through


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PowerTech

 

In today’s threat landscape, upper management is laser-focused on cybersecurity. You need to make progress in securing your systems—and make it fast.

There’s no shortage of actions you could take, but what tactics will actually deliver the results you need? And how can you find a security strategy that fits your budget and time constraints?

Join IBM i security expert Sandi Moore as she outlines the five fastest and most impactful changes you can make to strengthen IBM i security this year.

Your system didn’t become unsecure overnight and you won’t be able to turn it around overnight either. But quick wins are possible with IBM i security, and Sandi Moore will show you how to achieve them.


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HelpSystems

 

Imagine your boss says it’s time to migrate to the cloud. He’s excited about being the first on the block, plus it would look good to eliminate the capital expenditure (capex) of your on-prem data center. So, what’s it going to take? Many businesses are looking to migrate IBM Power workloads to one or more providers in the growing IBM i cloud market. But moving to the cloud isn’t just an infrastructure refresh exercise—you’re re-engineering the underlying architecture of your core business applications.

Watch this recorded webinar where our IBM i experts walk you through the performance configurations you should consider before moving to the cloud, including I/O, CPW, disk, memory, and more! You’ll also learn:

  • How to identify workloads best suited for cloud
  • Sizing techniques designed to avoid excessive charges
  • How to streamline data replication during the transition period
  • Data security risks and how to avoid them
  • Licensing considerations
Moving to the cloud is a big project, and one thing’s for sure: once you’re there, you don’t want to be forced to move back due to performance issues. That’s why it pays to plan carefully for the cloud.
Watch now!


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PowerTech

 

A growing number of compliance mandates require sensitive data to be encrypted, from the EU’s GDPR to New York’s cybersecurity law. PCI DSS goes a step further by detailing how encryption keys must be stored.
For many organizations around the world, encryption isn’t just nice to have—it’s a necessity.
But what kind of encryption solution will satisfy an auditor (they’re not all created equal!) and how can you implement encryption on IBM i?
Watch this on-demand webinar with renowned security expert Robin Tatam to find out how to meet today’s most common encryption requirements on IBM i. You’ll also learn:

  • Why disk encryption isn’t enough
  • What sets strong encryption apart from other solutions
  • Important considerations before implementing encryption
You’ll also get a quick peek at our Powertech Encryption for IBM i product that makes IBM i database encryption easier, faster, and more secure than other options on the market.


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Profound Logic Software, Inc.

 

Join us for this hour-long webcast that will explore:

  • The danger legacy code poses to the business – especially in the age of COVID
  • Why re-writes can cause more trouble than you think
  • How an automated and flexible approach to code transformation mitigates these risks
  • Why Node.js is the ideal language for business success.
There’s no magic solution to reducing risk… but with careful planning and partnership, a flexible and automated approach, and the right programming language, it might feel that way!


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PowerTech

 

Can you trust all of your users all of the time?
A typical end user receives 16 malicious emails each month, but only 17 percent of these phishing campaigns are reported to IT. Once an attack is underway, most organizations won’t discover the breach until six months later.
A staggering amount of damage can occur in that time. Despite these risks, 93 percent of organizations are leaving their IBM i systems vulnerable to cybercrime.
In this on-demand webinar, IBM i security experts Robin Tatam and Sandi Moore will reveal:

  • How phishing attacks are becoming more sophisticated
  • Three little-known ways malicious programs can reach your IFS
  • Why the IFS is IBM i’s “Typhoid Mary”
You’ll also learn why some of the most common malware solutions still leave IBM i systems vulnerable—and what you can do to protect your organization.


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PowerTech

 

Unfortunately this is fiction.

In this webinar, Robin Tatam explores a well-documented IBM i breach. Despite the many options IBM has provided to protect the system and data, many organizations still struggle to apply appropriate security controls. Protecting the system and the data residing on it requires action. Robin describes the steps you can take to avoid the mistakes made in this specific case as well as other configurations that can lead to business disruption due to inadequate or misconfigured security settings.
One FACT is that IBM i is secure-able.


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PowerTech

 

You would think that a server hosting mission-critical applications and data would get the most security attention, right? Unfortunately, that is rarely the case with IBM i.
While Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions are an established way to meet compliance mandates and stay on top of suspicious activity, most enterprise SIEM solutions offer little to no coverage for IBM i servers. This means that event data—if even collected—sits abandoned and ignored.
In this webinar, IBM i security expert Robin Tatam discusses a new solution to bridge the gap between your enterprise SIEM solution and your IBM i servers. You’ll learn:

  • How to begin security auditing on IBM i without generating enormous quantities of data
  • 3 common mistakes that IBM i people make when auditing
  • Why regulations state that access monitoring is essential
  • Dangerous events that your audit data may be missing
  • How Powertech SIEM Agent can help identify security threats on IBM i


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PowerTech

 

DB2 Field Procedures (FieldProcs) were introduced in IBM i 7.1 and have greatly simplified encryption, often without requiring any application changes. Now you can quickly encrypt sensitive data on the IBM i including PII, PCI, PHI data in your physical files and tables.

Watch this webinar to learn how you can quickly implement encryption on the IBM i. During the webinar, security expert Robin Tatam will show you how to:

  • Use Field Procedures to automate encryption and decryption
  • Restrict and mask field level access by user or group
  • Meet compliance requirements with effective key management and audit trails
In the webinar, you’ll see our Powertech Encryption for IBM i solution. Powertech Encryption will automatically create and manage the FieldProcs needed for encrypting your database fields. Powertech Encryption also includes the security controls, key management, and detailed logging needed to pass audits and meet privacy regulations.

There is no better time to encrypt sensitive data on your IBM i. Watch the webinar today!


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PowerTech

 

Despite the many options IBM has provided to protect your systems and data, many organizations still struggle to apply appropriate security controls.
In this webinar, IBM i security expert and IBM Champion Robin Tatam explores cyber attacks on IBM i. You'll get insight into how the criminals accessed these systems, the fallout from these attacks, and how the incidents could have been avoided by following security best practices.

  • Learn which security gaps cyber criminals love most
  • Find out how other IBM i organizations have fallen victim
  • Get the details on policies and processes you can implement to protect your organization, even when staff works from home
Robin will describe the steps you can take to avoid the mistakes made in these examples, as well as other inadequate and misconfigured settings that put businesses at risk.


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Profound Logic Software, Inc.

 

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. You can find Part 1 here.
In Part 2 of our free Node.js Webinar Series, Brian May teaches you the different tooling options available for writing code, debugging, and using Git for version control.
Brian will briefly discuss the different tools available, and demonstrate his preferred setup for Node development on IBM i or any platform.
Attend this webinar to learn:

  • Different tools to develop Node.js applications on IBM i
  • Debugging Node.js
  • The basics of Git and tools to help those new to it
  • Using NodeRun.com as a pre-built development environment


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PowerTech

 

Modern interfaces like FTP and ODBC completely bypass menu security, often allowing end users and even attackers to view, update, and delete data in the database without the restrictions and auditing supplied by the application.
Unfortunately, the vast majority of IBM i organizations still rely on menu security to protect their data. Learning about the power and openness of these interfaces is critical for ensuring the integrity of the server’s application data. It’s also an essential step in complying with all formal regulations, including SOX, PCI, and HIPAA.
Join this informative webinar to learn how to close the “back doors” not covered by traditional security schemes. IBM i security expert Robin Tatam will explain exit point security and why this little-understood topic is so important to IBM i organizations.
You’ll also see how one organization was targeted through FTP and learn how they implemented policies that restrict access to only those users who need it.


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PowerTech

 

Data breaches like Equifax and Capital One have once again raised the specter of compliance mandates: those abstract rules and confusing regulations that levy eye-popping fines for cybersecurity missteps.
IT teams are on the front lines, tasked with maintaining system configurations that will pass an audit—but few mandates are written for a technical audience. Laws like HIPAA, SOX, and GDPR give us a general sense of what outcome we need to achieve, but they’re far from an instruction manual or roadmap.
IBM i raises unique considerations because few auditors know what to look for on this open but highly securable OS, and most admins are unfamiliar with regulations and security best practices.
In this webinar, IBM Champion Robin Tatam and security expert Sandi Moore team up to help you decode common requirements and build a roadmap to compliance. Watch this session to learn:

  • What all compliance mandates have in common
  • How to translate mandates into actionable items
  • How to speak your auditor’s language
  • Strategies for getting (and staying) compliant on IBM i
  • Why regulations aren’t the only reasons to care about security


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PowerTech

 

More employees are working remotely than ever before, but research shows home networks are 3.5 times more likely than corporate networks to have at least one malicious program! It’s critical to grasp the impact these malicious programs can have on IBM i, so that you can keep your systems up and running. Join this session to learn about the relationships between:

  • Viruses, native objects, and the integrated file system (IFS)
  • Power Systems and Windows-based viruses and malware
  • PC-based anti-virus scanning versus native IBM i scanning
There are many ways to minimize your exposure to malware and viruses, even with a remote workforce. IBM i security expert Sandi Moore explains the facts, including how to ensure you're fully protected.


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Core Security

 

With so many organizations depending on AIX day to day, ensuring proper security and configuration is critical to ensure the safety of your environment. Don’t let common threats put your critical AIX servers at risk. Avoid simple mistakes and start to build a long-term plan with this AIX Security eCourse. Enroll today to get easy to follow instructions on topics like:

  • Removing extraneous files
  • Patching systems efficiently
  • Setting and validating permissions
  • Managing service considerations
  • Getting overall visibility into your networks


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PowerTech

 

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) protects you from the most common cause of a data breach: compromised user credentials.
That compromise can originate from user carelessness, or from or from password interception by a hacker-installed key logger, or via a data breach at an unrelated information provider, where the user reused their password for the sake of convenience.
MFA gives you the power to eliminate these vulnerabilities.
This fact is not lost on regulatory bodies like PCI, who are painfully aware of risks associated with single-factor authentication.
In this webinar, security expert Sandi Moore explains why more and more IBM i organizations are implementing MFA. She discusses:

  • Authentication factors, such as hardware tokens, SMS messages, smartphone apps, and biometrics
  • The strengths and weaknesses of each factor type
  • How to deploy MFA across your IBM i environment
Sandi also introduces an IBM i solution that provides access from multiple entry points,
including green screen and desktop, and reports on all access attempts.


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