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IBM i Security Administration and Compliance: Third Edition

Carol Woodbury


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  • In this new edition of IBM i Security Administration and Compliance, Carol Woodbury provides readers with everything they need to know about IBM i security. The definitive IBM i security reference, this Third Edition expands on the examples in previous editions to provide readers with clear, detailed explanations of the current IBM i security features and explains how to implement and audit them.

    The Third Edition includes a new chapter dedicated to auditors to help them more effectively audit an IBM i (formerly AS/400 and iSeries). It also includes a new chapter containing practical examples of using the Authority Collection feature added in V7R3 and enhanced in V7R4. This new edition provides techniques for using security-related SQL views, guidance for determining what should be sent to your SIEM, methods to determine whether your IBM i has been breached, tips for avoiding malware on your IBM i, and updated examples throughout.

    Useful for security officers, security and system administrators, compliance officers, and internal and external auditors, the resources available in this book help organizations reduce the risk to the data residing on their IBM i systems and avoid business disruption by helping them protect systems and data from unauthorized access and modification.

    By reading this book, you will:

    • Gain knowledge about the integrated security features of IBM i
    • Understand the current risks to data stored on IBM i
    • Discover IBM i best-practice configuration settings
    • Learn a methodology for implementing object-level security
    • Learn about the auditing (logging) features provided with IBM i
    • Determine what information you should be sending to your SIEM
    • Discover the latest security features provided with IBM i, including Authority Collection

  • Carol Woodbury is President and CTO at DXR Security, a company dedicated to helping organizations improve the security of their IBM i Systems - one step at a time. Previously, she was Vice President of Global Security Services for HelpSystems and President of SkyView Partners, a firm that specialized in security services and security administration and compliance software before it was acquired by HelpSystems. Carol's foundation of security experience comes from her 16 years with IBM in Rochester, Minnesota, where she served for 10 years as the AS/400 Security Architect and Chief Engineering Manager of Security Technology for IBM's Enterprise Server Group. During that time, Carol provided security architecture and design consultations with IBM Business Partners and larger AS/400 customers.

    Carol is known worldwide as an author and award-winning speaker on security technology, specializing in IBM i security issues. She has authored six books on IBM i security. Carol holds the CISSP, CRISC, and PCIP security certifications and has been named an IBM Champion since 2018.

  • Item Number: 5181
    Author Name: Carol Woodbury
    Publication Date: April 15, 2020
    Edition: Third
    Pages: 448
    ISBN-10: 1-58347-027-1
    ISBN-13: 9781583470275
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 7 x .875 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
    Language: English

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