z/OS TCP/IP Security Overview

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Prerequisites:

General knowledge of TCP/IP on z/OS or OS/390

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the security features available for TCP/IP on z/OS. It covers aspects related to securing access to the data on the z/OS system itself as well as protecting data flowing across the network.

Suitable for Network systems programmers, network planners and others interested in network security on z/OS systems.

Objectives:

  • Provide a high level overview of encryption technologies
  • Discuss the use of digital certificates
  • Describe the RACF protection options available for network related resources
  • Explain the concepts of SSL/TLS and its use with z/OS applications
  • Discuss software technolog…

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Prerequisites:

General knowledge of TCP/IP on z/OS or OS/390

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the security features available for TCP/IP on z/OS. It covers aspects related to securing access to the data on the z/OS system itself as well as protecting data flowing across the network.

Suitable for Network systems programmers, network planners and others interested in network security on z/OS systems.

Objectives:

  • Provide a high level overview of encryption technologies
  • Discuss the use of digital certificates
  • Describe the RACF protection options available for network related resources
  • Explain the concepts of SSL/TLS and its use with z/OS applications
  • Discuss software technologies used in Firewalls and their implementation on z/OS
  • Describe the use of IPSec and how it can be used with z/OS
  • Discuss the concepts of Intrusion Detection Services (IDS) on z/OS

This course includes the following modules:

Location of where the various security technologies fit

  • Encryption technology and digital certificates
  • System SSL on z/OS
  • z/OS Firewall technologies
  • - Packet filtering
  • - Proxy & Socks Servers
  • - Network Address Translation
  • Intrusion Detection Services
  • Protecting System Resources with RACF (SAF)
  • - SERVAUTH profiles
  • IPSec
  • - comparison with SSL/TLS
  • - combinations
  • TN3270 & SSL
  • FTP & SSL

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