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Knight-Errant Knowledge Badge Our original set of Enterprise Knights videos, launched back in 2017, have been relocated to the IBM Media Center, with a fully automated quiz now available at IBM Training to qualify for the Knight-Errant Knowledge badge. Enjoy this collection of system integrity topics, security component overviews, and encryption concepts covered in this introductory series. IBM Z Security Portal Common Vulnerability Scoring System Three Properties of Authorization ETDEF Untrusted Registers of PC and SVC Target Routines Untrusted Indirect Parameters Authorized QNames Control Block Masquerade Buffer Overflow ...

Trusted Key Entry (TKE) Wizards

Have you ever wondered what the Trusted Key Entry (TKE) product is or what the fastest way is to learn about it? If so, read on. But before you can talk about Trusted Key Entry, you have to understand the basics of Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) on IBM Z and LinuxONE servers. IBM sells FIPS-evaluated Hardware Security Modules, or HSMs. You may know them as the Crypto Express cards or modules. They are installed in IBM Z and LinuxONE servers. Each HSM has up to 85 domains. Each domain has a set of master keys and settings that control what services or capabilities may be used by applications. HSMs are mission critical when running applications or various offerings ...

M.U.S.E. CUES

M.U.S.E. CUES is an online card game designed to advocate a stronger cyber security and resiliency posture on IBM Z through informed risk mitigation decision making. The goal of the game is to mitigate risks and maximize your score in a set number of turns. Play the game now: www.ibm.biz/musecues See our in depth overview and instructions on the game here: M.U.S.E. CUES Instructions Comment below your thoughts on the game or your highest score yet!

Enterprise Knights Days

Thank you very much to everyone who participated in our first ever Enterprise Knights Days conference, hosted in two different time zones this quarter! During this conference we started each day off with a challenge or two of the Secure Z Escape Room. We covered a variety of topics relating to the “M.U.S.E.” categories: ( M )anaging Access and Logging, ( U )ser Authentication and Analytics, ( S )ystem Integrity and Availability, and ( E )ncryption and Data Privacy. We had SME Lightning Talks, Security Guru Game Shows, and Ask-Me-Anything sessions with these SMEs. And along the way, we shared collectible customized cards from our new cyber security & resiliency ...