• Subject: Re: AS/400 LAUDED FOR SECURITY.... :)
  • From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2000 08:53:46 +0000



Don wrote:

<Well,  I take it that the NSA hasn't been reading the M-L discourse this summer
on how easy it is to find passwords...>

Makes you wonder - of course do we want those folks knowing about us <BG>...  ?
JUST kidding guys !!!

<Also, I take it they're NOT going to be installing Pentasafe's Password
Manager/400 product any time soon....:)   ....which, btw, is a product I REALLY
found to be interesting...:)>

Boy you are NOT kidding there Don - REALLY an eye opener, eh ? When you realize
what it is able to do...

Chuck

>
> Don in DC
>
> -----------------------
>
> On Tue, 4 Jan 2000, oludare wrote:
>
> > Article from News400:
> >
> >
> > AS/400 LAUDED FOR SECURITY
> > http://www.news400.com/nwn/StoryBuild.cfm?ID=986
> > For the fifth year in a row, the National Security Agency recognized
> > OS/400 with its C2 security evaluation award. The box was also
> > recognized for its cryptography implementation of Data Encryption
> > Standard (DES) as conforming to the Federal Information Processing
> > Standard (FIPS) 46-2 and for its AS/400 Secure Hashing Algorithm
> > (SHA-1) implementation as conforming to the standard specified in
> > FIPS 180-1.
> >
> > "Our customers have come to expect nothing less than the highest
> > security standards," says Tom Jarosh, IBM AS/400 general manager,
> > "and we continue to deliver year after year." Meeting these
> > government-approved standards is imperative to many businesses, such
> > as banks and financial institutions.
> >
> >
> >
> > _______
> > Oludare
> >
>
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