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January 29, 2009  8:56 AM

Security guide for IBM System i operating system version 6.1



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Security – alerts – compliance

The IBM security guide Redbook for IBM i V6.1 is now available in draft form. The focus is on the new security features of the System i operating system, previously called i5/OS. Those new features...

November 20, 2008  11:59 AM

Free security assessment tool from Aberdeen and IBM



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Security – alerts – compliance, Web sites/resources

Businesses with 100 to 1,000 employees may want to take a look at a free security assessment tool that has been released by the Aberdeen Group and IBM. A


July 28, 2008  8:26 AM

MoshiMoshi, part 2



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Humor, Security – alerts – compliance, System i software

The second episode of MoshiMoshi, an interactive Web game sponsored by System i vendor Bytware, is coming to a close this week (July 30, to be exact). We here had written pretty extensively...

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April 14, 2008  3:43 PM

Singing the System i security song



Posted by: Jbeltran
Security – alerts – compliance

A recent PowerTech Group study of System i shops concludes that many companies are lagging behind when it comes to implementing proper security measures on their systems. Rich Loeber, president of iSeries security product...


March 19, 2008  11:50 AM

MoshiMoshi — say hello to a new Bytware ad campaign



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
COMMON, Security – alerts – compliance, System i software

Bytware, the System i security software company that brought you the


January 29, 2008  9:53 AM

i5 virus contest over, but the game continues on



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Security – alerts – compliance, System i software

System i5 security vendor Bytware Inc. has wrapped up its i5 online game, where contestants navigated YouTube videos and searching for clues on different Web sites to solve a fictional System i security mystery, all the while learning about PHP and i5/OS...


December 12, 2007  5:30 PM

Network security on i5/OS



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Networking, Security – alerts – compliance

Most people know that the System i and i5/OS are known for solid security features, but do you know what those features are? I'm sure plenty of you do, but a new IBM Redbook details i5/OS's native network security features, as well...


December 5, 2007  11:02 AM

System i5 virus game winding down



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Security – alerts – compliance, System i software

There is only one week remaining in the i5 virus game, an interactive game developed by Bytware to raise awareness of System i security and using PHP on the platform. The game, which


November 26, 2007  9:24 AM

Don’t miss out on the i5 virus game



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Security – alerts – compliance, System i software

The i5virus: A Game of Espionage and System i Security is a game developed by Bytware to get its name out there and perhaps liven up the days of System i administrators. The mystery game, which started last...


November 13, 2007  9:29 AM

System i security Webcast



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Security – alerts – compliance, System i software

The PowerTech Group Inc. has long banged the drum on System i security, saying that most lapses in the space have to do with people, not the hardware or software. The...

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