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This online user group is intended for Z Security product users to communicate with IBM experts, share advice and best practices with peers and stay up to date regarding product enhancements, regional user group meetings, webinars, how-to blogs and other helpful materials.

We invite you to participate and ask you to contact Community Managers Jennifer Tullman-Botzer and Wendy Batten with any questions.

Z Security Resources

Latest Discussions

  • Perfect! Many thanks Rob. Regards, ------------------------------ Anji Stephens ------------------------------

  • Syslog messages to Splunk and QRadar are generated in ASCII (or UTF8, to be more accurate). When you print the messages to C2RSYSLG, they are still formatted in UTF8, so you have to tell SDSF to convert them into EBCDIC: Select C2POLICE with a ? ...

  • Thank you for your response Rob. We are testing this without actually sending the messages to Splunk, i.e. we have redirected the QRadar Unix Syslog messages to C2RSYSLG DD. We have triggered Alert C2P1105 and we can see the WTO message and the email ...

Latest Blogs

  • z/VM 7.2 was announced on August 4, 2020 with a planned availability date of September 18, 2020. Toleration fixes have been made available for zSecure Manager for RACF z/VM 1.11.2 and for zSecure for z/OS 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.3.0, 2.3.1, and 2.4.0. Background ...

  • Historically, the terms “mainframe” and “security” have gone hand in hand, and that’s a problem. Mainframes are just not secure out of the crate. Now, if you’re a career mainframer, it’s possible your blood is starting to boil right now and you’ve already ...

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  • IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.6 was announced on April 7, 2020, with a planned availability date of June 12, 2020. Toleration fixes for zSecure 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.3.0, 2.3.1, and 2.4.0 are available. Background IBM Security ...

  • On July 16, 2020 a new service stream enhancement (SSE) to zSecure 2.4 has become generally available, providing additional auditing capabilities for the MQ subsystem, additional compliance control automation, Command Verifier enhancements--particularly ...

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  • If you are a Mad Magazine™ fan, better yet, a Spy vs. Spy © fan you will understand our July 22 nd webinar. If, however as a pre-teen for some reason you weren’t allowed near the checkout stand at the grocery store, perhaps you can be excused from ...

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