My question to all of you who have public-facing, web-enabled IBM I
machines running your core applications.
How do you secure this machine against possible hacking attempts from

If your website has web apps like self-service for your customers and
suppliers, allowing people to view/change data that resides on your
system, how do you protect your machine?
Or do you keep your system off the internet, and web-enable a secondary
file-server machine instead?

I am aware that thousands of banks and credit unions running their
[censored] core banking applications on the IBM I use a "middleware web
server" that acts as a conduit between the bank customer web page and
the System I, thus enabling banking customers to transact their banking
business without needing a different IBM user profile for each bank
customer. The RPGIV programs running on the System I send and receive
customer-specific information via data queues out to the middleware web

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