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Join this online user group to communicate across Z Security product users and IBM experts by sharing advice and best practices with peers and staying up to date regarding product enhancements.


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  • News, announcements, and enhancement details

You’ll also get information regarding our regional and virtual user group meetings, upcoming webinars, how-to blogs, and training. We invite you to participate and ask that you contact support@communitysite.ibm.com with any questions.


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Latest Discussions

  • The ASK option in CKGRACF is part of dual authority and allows an arbitrary user to ask access to a resource or ask for an action. This request does not execute (of course) but gets queued for approval or completion by an (authorized) administrator. ...

  • in UNIX parlance, PATHNAME refers to the whole, long file name, including the directories that lead to the file. FILENAME is the last part of the pathname. You would probably use Unix_pathname=('/u/A28192/pagent.conf'c), The c suffix enforces ...

  • Hi, Rob, I elaborated an alert as you said, but it's not working, am I missing something ? )DEFAULT )&?!¢}~ )CM )SETF C2PXNAME = &STR(Access_UNIX) ...

Latest Blogs

  • By Marilyn P. Thornton Here’s the headline: “White House Pushes for Companies to Take Ransomware More Seriously after High-Profile Cyberattacks.” That was three weeks ago, and the hits just keep coming. There has practically been a new White House statement ...

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  • Ron Aguirre, Sr. Manager, Rocket Software is the subject matter expert on this release, working closely with IBM. He can be reached at raguirre@rocketsoftware.com . We are excited to share with you that the new release of the IBM Guardium S-TAPs Db2 ...

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  • The new Executive Order http://bit.ly/mfa-eo on improving the nation’s cybersecurity, calls for adoption of multi-factor authentication and encryption for data at rest and in transit, by all agencies within 180 days. For mainframe users, ...

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  • On April 30, 2021 a new service stream enhancement (SSE) to zSecure 2.4 has become generally available, providing additional compliance automation, tape data set, and event correlation enhancements, and more. Background Mainframes continue to be the ...

  • Bah! Mainframes will be Safer When Sailboats Sail Boats! Automation, Integration, Offense, Defense…Z System Security is More Advanced than Ever, Captain By Marilyn P. Thornton Remember that commercial featuring “the world’s most interesting ...

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