IBM Security zSecure 2.1 Service Stream Enhancement: Support for CICS V5.2 and enhanced Compliance Framework for security intelligence, governance, risk, and compliance
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On April 7, 2014 IBM
Fifty years after the announcement of the IBM System/360, mainframe security has evolved to support cloud, mobile and big data applications for future innovation. Mainframes continue to be the home for mission critical information and essential business production applications in many organizations due to the strong heritage of integrated security support capabilities across hardware, operating system, software and applications. IBM
Many industries have security standards and compliance regulations such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) that require special security controls and auditing. zSecure introduced the Compliance Testing Framework for these in zSecure 1.13.1, which is regularly being extended. The new SSE will focus on the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) used by government and commercial customers as technical guidance to "lock down" information systems and software that might otherwise be vulnerable to a malicious computer attack.
This will be the fourth SSE for zSecure 2.1, following enha
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