The good news is that stuff on native AS/400 is already encrypted as far as
400 security is concerned.  The challenge is that internet & PC standards
have various ways to communicate with computers in which security is not part
of the design.

So you generally have to look at stuff like FTP & Wireless & so forth to see
if this or that can be locked down & if it cannot, then the people at the
company know that it cannot & you either use it knowing the security hole, or
not use it & be safe.

> I was just asked is we have any encryption packages for the 400, I know
>  think this is available as a feature but I can not find the book or pages
>  that I read this in.
>
>  Anyone know where I can hunt this information up? and so I can give the
>  choices, I posted on the COBOL list for any home grown code, but I could
>  also use some input on any packages anyone might have used.
>
>  My understanding is that security wants us to encrypt UID/PWD that we have
>  in a external client user verification system, so basically the thing does
>  not need to be heavy duty. I am going to surf about and cook up a list of
>  possibilities that I can match with any possible Kudos and/or horror
>  stories.
>
>  Tia,
>
>  Howard Weatherly
>  Systems Advisor
>  Computer Task Group, Inc.
>
>  hweatherly@dlis.dla.mil
>  hweath@attglobal.net
>  Howard.Weatherly@ctg.com


MacWheel99@aol.com (Alister Wm Macintyre) (Al Mac)
BPCS 405 CD Manager / Programmer @ Global Wire Technologies Incorporated
http://www.globalwiretechnologies.com = new name same quality wire
engineering company: fax # 812-424-6838


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