IBM Security zSecure 1.13.1
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IBM Security zSecure 1.13.1 has become generally available on 10/26/2012.
Notable features include:
* automatically detecting active DB2 regions and reporting on those, with a focus on tables, views, plans, and packages, analyzing both RACF and DB2 internal security
* comparison capabilities throughout the UI to highlight differences between databases and system snapshots
* ability to define security standards and report compliance with regards to those
* enhancements to the zSecure Admin Access Monitor component, allowing for example easy conversion of universal access to access list entries and simulating access through system-wide operations
In addition this release provides integration with QRadar SIEM, adding detail beyond the service stream enhancement of July 2012, particularly for ACF2 and z/OS UNIX.
This release provides currency with CICS V5R1 and Windows 8.
You can read the full US announcement letter here. Note that the compliance solution packages first released in June 2012 have been upgraded to the new modification level.
The latest information on zSecure for z/VM is here.
A new zSecure community and wiki have been created on developerWorks. The wiki offers self-study materials for the CARLa Auditing and Reporting Language (CARLa), with various exercises and suggested answers on many CARLa topics. For in-depth instructor-led training, refer to related course TK232.
Questions can also be posted on the zSecure forum on developerWorks.