> "This is an IBM Server and thus secure by default." That is very funny. The iSeries has the best security capabilities I have seen - but no system is secure by7 default. I would go so far as to say that all systems are un-secure by default, and through the efforts knowledgeable professional, can be made to be secure. jte -- John Earl | Chief Technology Officer The PowerTech Group 19426 68th Ave. S Seattle, WA 98032 (253) 872-7788 ext. 302 john.earl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx www.powertech.com This email message and any attachments are intended only for the use of the intended recipients and may contain information that is privileged and confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, any dissemination, distribution, or copying is strictly prohibited. If you received this email message in error, please immediately notify the sender by replying to this email message, or by telephone, and delete the message from your email system. -- > -----Original Message----- > From: security400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:security400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of > hs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Friday, November 05, 2004 6:32 AM > To: security400@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: RE: [Security400] test? > > Well, > seems i started a thread just by testing? > > I happened to be called by a company for auditing > their security audit... This has been done by a > small security company checking all systems of my > customer (PC, Unix, iSeries, S/390 etc). They > spent a lot of time on claiming problems with > the Windows-Systems, reporting update problems > on the unix boxes etc. Regarding the iSeries- > Systems, they wrote in their executive report: > "This is an IBM Server and thus secure by default." > > As i came into that company they showed me that > report. I grabbed the next Twinax Terminal > in the office, did DSPSYSVAL QSECURITY, > guess the result. -> 30 > > No more comments needed. > > -h > > ********************************** > * AS400Profis.de > * Holger Scherer > * Milbertshofener Str. 34 > * D-80807 München > * info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > * Tel. 089-35319553 (09:00 bis 20:00) > * Fax. 089-35319555 > ********************************** > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Dave Odom [mailto:Dave.Odom@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 10:16 PM > To: security400@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: RE: [Security400] test? > > > Charles, > > While all of your points are mostly true, the last one is > the biggest > problem wherein shops often negate the first of your > points. > > I'm originally from the mainframe environment where > security was > serious business and taken seriously and has been since > the 60's. > > Take care, > > Dave > Arizona > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Security Administration on the AS400 / iSeries > (Security400) mailing list > To post a message email: Security400@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: > http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/security400 > or email: Security400-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the > archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/security400.
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