WebSphere Application Server & Liberty

DISA STIG for Traditional WebSphere Application Server (tWAS)

By James Mulvey posted Thu May 20, 2021 03:00 PM

  

For hardening traditional WAS ND Version 9.0.x server environments in alignment with NIST SP800-53 we now have a Department of Defense Security Technical Implementation Guide.  This provides a set of configuration hardening steps to ensure you have a secure configuration in place for WAS ND for production environments. These are broken into 3  categories.

  1) Category 1 (High)

  2) Category 2 (Medium)

  3) Category 3 (Low)

It's highly recommended that WAS ND customers review these recommendations and follow the associated steps to lock down your environments.

We also have an extensive set a materials that provide hardening guidance for traditional WAS ND environments located here. Note this material is more relevant to WAS V7 and V8/8.5.

Traditional WAS Hardening Part 1
1210_lansche-advanced-hardening-1.pdf

Traditional WAS Hardening Part 2
1303_lansche-advanced-hardening-2.pdf

For questions regarding this information I can be contacted at jmulvey@us.ibm.com.

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