Security is a critical element of every IBM® WebSphere® Application Server environment. This page of essential resources contains hints, tips, and valuable guidance to help you configure and use WebSphere Application Server security more effectively, and to design and develop your WebSphere Application Server solutions in ways that will make them more secure. Also included is information on the security environment in which WebSphere Application Server resides.

Included here: Security hardening information for strengthening your overall WebSphere Application Server environment, hints and tips with general security-related information and guidance for using specific features, hints and tips for z/OS® to address System z®-specific security topics, reference books that include IBM Redbooks® and other reference texts so you can explore security topics even further, security bulletins and updates to keep you updated on product fixes and critical APARs, and discussion resources to connect you with experts, colleagues, and other users.

Hopefully, you will find the information on this page interesting, educational, and ultimately practical. Please bookmark it and check back for updates often.

Security hardening

Hints and tips

Hints and tips for z/OS

Reference books

Security bulletins and updates