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5th Annual IBM AIX Community Survey Findings

The AIX Community Survey, now in its fifth consecutive year, goes in-depth with IT teams to gain a unique perspective into how this platform is being used today and how teams envision using it in the future. Over the years, the respondents of the survey have expanded to include a variety of industries, geographies, and titles within IT. More than 100 IT professionals in North America, EMEA, and APAC participated in this year’s survey, and this input enables all of us to understand the role of AIX with new clarity.
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Cybersecurity Insiders 2021 Malware Report

Malware and ransomware are some of the most destructive security threats affecting organizations of all sizes, from SMBs to large enterprises and government agencies. The 2021 Malware Report was produced by Cybersecurity Insiders and Fortra to reveal the latest malware security trends, challenges, and investment priorities. Here are some of the findings: More respondents see malware and ransomware...
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Download "A Guide to Practical Single Sign On"

The cost of managing user access to data and software applications with user IDs and passwords adds up quickly, but the solution is surprisingly simple. With single sign on (SSO), you can eliminate passwords—and the cost associated with them—by joining your IBM i, AIX, and Linux servers to your Windows domain for authentication. The key to achieving the ROI you want is to use a fresh, direct...
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Download "CIO Confidential: 5 Things Your IBM i Security Administrator Should Tell You"

Employees on the front lines often possess insight that manager, directors, and executives lack. Corporate leaders rely on feedback from these professionals, especially when it comes to emerging security threat. But for a variety of reasons, systems administrators might be reluctant to to speak up about critical issues related to IBM i, including the importance of consistently updating security...
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Download "How to Securely Deploy Access Client Solutions (ACS) for IBM i"

IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) is the newest member of the IBM i Access family, replacing the IBM i Access for Windows client. ACS runs on most operating systems supporting Java. Because ACS uses different technology and deployment approach than IBM i Access for Windows, the considerations for securely deploying ACS are different than IBM i Access for Windows. Some of the considerations for...
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Free eBook: Secure File Transfer Project Examples

IT and cybersecurity teams frequently envision, create, and implement innovative uses for their secure file transfer software. These unique applications allow them to solve critical industry and organizational needs without using a secondary solution or tool! In this informational ebook, you'll discover countless ways your peers use managed file transfer (MFT) in their organizations. We share...
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The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Secure File Transfer Software

We know finding the right file transfer solution for your organization isn’t an easy process. There are dozens of details to consider - from industry and compliance concerns, to critical cybersecurity needs; choosing a vendor can be complex. In this ultimate buyer’s guide, you’ll find the information you need to successfully evaluate different managed file transfer solutions. We cover: The...
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6 Users to Put on Your Security Watch List

Most IT teams have processes in place to deal with security threats like malware, spam emails, and brute-force attacks. But while these processes provide relief of mind and protection from external data breaches, it’s not always outside hackers you have to worry about. Sometimes, security threats come from the inside. In this ebook, you'll learn about eight user types we think you should put on...
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Download "The Complete Guide to Securing IBM i Exit Points"

Exit points and exit programs aren’t new concepts, but we get more questions about them than any other topic related to IBM i security. Most people who work with IBM i have heard of them but aren’t sure if they need to use them. This guide is designed to equip IBM i pros with information about what exit points are and how exit programs work, along with their impact on your security posture. One...
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Download "Childhood's End: Attackers Increasingly Take Aim at Linux Systems"

Like the wide-eyed humans who mistakenly trust their benevolent alien overlords in Arthur C. Clarke’s science-fiction classic, Linux users the world over are beginning to awaken to the reality that their malware- free utopian childhood is rapidly coming to an end. A startling increase in malware, ransomware and malicious code targeting Linux systems of all shapes and sizes since 2015 means the...
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Download "IBM i Security and Integrity Monitoring Handbook"

Data breaches increase in number and severity every year. Putting barriers in place to stop attackers is an important part of any data protection plan, but barriers alone aren’t enough. Today’s top IT profressionals know that verifying the effectiveness of cybersecurity controls is critical. After all, most breaches go months before they’re discovered. Monitoring your security and regularly...
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Download "IBM i Encryption: How to Protect Your Database"

Learn your options for encrypting IBM i data. Sensitive information needs to be kept secret. That’s an indisputable fact for modern organizations, where sensitive information can include customers’ personally identifiable information, customer lists, and intellectual property. Encryption is widely recognized as the most effective way to ensure private information is accessible only by authorized...
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Download "Why Managed Services Is Becoming IT Security’s Top Trend"

It’s time to reconsider traditional approaches to cybersecurity. Handling IT security in-house is the norm at most organizations. But no matter what industry you operate in, there’s one fact you can’t ignore: cybersecurity is more complex than ever. With technology and threats changing rapidly, does it still make sense to rely solely on internal resources? Many organizations are beginning to see...
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Download "File Integrity Monitoring for Power Systems Running IBM i"

Data breaches have increased dramatically in the past 10 years. In response, numerous regulatory standards have been created, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, HIPAA, and PCI DSS. These standards require organizations to adopt security best practices. One key best practice is file integrity monitoring (FIM): making sure any changes made to server configurations and critical application data are...
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Download "Secure Inside and Out: Maximizing Intrusion Detection and Prevention on IBM i"

Data leaks and operational disruptions can come from any source—internal or external. To protect sensitive data from modern cyberthreats, all organizations need a robust intrusion detection and prevention system (IDS/IPS). The IBM i operating system includes advanced capabilities for detecting and preventing external threats, but there are still gaps that must be filled. Download this guide for...
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Download the "State of IBM i Security Study"

Real-World Insight into IBM i Security The 2022 State of IBM i Security Study provides exclusive insight into the tools and strategies organizations are using to secure IBM i—and where systems are often left vulnerable. This year's study analyzes settings on 186 servers and partitions, providing real-world information about how organizations around the world secure this powerful OS. You'll learn...