There are tons of articles on other systems and stupidities. We are fortunate not to have the exposure we deserve, in this respect.
So, the reason for this article would be...? Aren't all computer systems having this same issue, why is ours being singled out?-----Original Message----- From: macwheel99@xxxxxxxxxxx To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 1:01 PM Subject: Re: iSeries Security in Computerworld Here is the article in Computer World, still there today. Its title is: Companies fail to properly secure IBM System i hardware, study says Subtitle is: Few restrict or monitor access to data on the systems http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9004609 If the link gets chopped up by e-mail, go to Computerworld, search for iSeries Security, or elements of the title. Here is another article, in IT Jungle, on the same study ... shorter url, less likely to be chopped up by the e-mail http://www.itjungle.com/tfh/tfh110606-story03.html the study, that the articles are discussing, is available by registering here ... both articles have links to get you there. http://www.powertech.com/powertech/PowerTech_Web_Study.asp Here is IBM in Q+A about the above ... basically in agreement that IBM supplies great security, but the customer has to use it properly ... it is like selling someone a lock, and a key that is never used. ... except IBM neglects to say that THEIR lock and key are not that simple to use, in our real world. http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9004670&intsrc=article_more_side To see what can happen when we take a careless or cavalier attitude about the importance of computer security. http://attrition.org/dataloss/ Your employer can get on this list, with your name associated with some snafu, in Internet archives for all time. http://www.privacyrights.org/ar/ChronDataBreaches.htm For our security responsibilities, per a competitor of the company that authored the study. http://www.unbeatenpathintl.com/ITsecure/source/1.html >Are you able to access this page, I can not. -- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. ________________________________________________________________________Check out the new AOL. Most comprehensive set of free safety and security tools, free access to millions of high-quality videos from across the web, free AOL Mail and more.-- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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