European zSecure User Group 2014

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2014 LMI - Q2 zSecure User Guide

You are invited to join us for the 4th European zSecure User Group meeting! This is a two-day technical event that is dedicated to the IBM Security zSecure products. Forming part of your ongoing professional development, this valuable education consists of presentations and demos from zSecure Development, zSecure Specialists and customers. The event will enable you to:

  • Learn about new functions and features from the zSecure Development team
  • Share user experiences and tips
  • Maximise your use of zSecure to help improve Security on your Mainframe
  • Network with System z Security professionals, Business Partners and IBMers
  • Influence future product content with requirements
  • Registration is now closed.

    Frankfurt, Germany

    IBM Kundenkonferenz Forum
    Wilhelm-Fay-Strasse 30-34
    Frankfurt, 65936
    Germany


    03rd July 2014
    Time Description
    09:30 - 10:00 Registration & Coffee
    10:00 - 10:15 Welcome
    Glinda Cummings, IBM WW Senior IBM Security Solutions Product Manager
    10:15 - 11:00 What's new in zSecure 2.1.1
    Hear finished from the Chief zSecure Architect about the new functions & features that IBM is planning to include in the next release of zSecure.
    Hans Schoone, IBM zSecure Chief Architect and Manager of Netherlands Lab
    11:00 - 11:30 Enhancement Request (RFE) Update
    What happened to your enhancement request? Glinda will provide us with an update.
    Glinda Cummings, IBM WW Senior IBM Security Solutions Product Manager
    11:30 - 11:45 Coffee Break
    11:45 - 12:15 Alert Alert Alert...
    Find out about some new enhancements in zSecure Alert that will help improve your security monitoring efforts.
    Guus Bonnes, IBM zSecure architect and designer
    12:15 - 12:45 zSecure Visual Update
    In this session, Tom will take you through a presentation and demo of the recent enhancements to zSecure Visual.
    Tom Zeehandelaar, IBM zSecure Specialist
    12:45 - 13:30 Buffet Lunch
    13:30 - 14:15 zSecure Network Server Demo
    In this session we will provide an overview and demo of the zSecure Network Server. You will see how zSecure Admin, Audit and Visual can be used to support multiple systems over TCP/IP, enabling you to centralise Security Administration, Reporting, Monitoring and Auditing.
    Guus Bonnes, IBM zSecure architect and designer
    Jamie Pease, IBM IT Security Specialist
    14:15 - 15:00 Stretching CARLa above and beyond
    In this session Mark will talk about how RSM Partners have been very creative with CARLa, where they have delivered a number of solutions for high profile security remediation projects.
    Mark Wilson, RSM Partners
    15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
    15:15 - 16:00 Support for MQ Series
    Find out what might be on the horizon to support MQ!
    Hans Schoone, IBM zSecure Chief Architect and Manager of Netherlands Lab
    16:00 - 16:45 Implementing a zSecure Audit Solution at Swiss RE
    Marcel will share experiences around the usage of zSecures compliance Framework (STIG) as well as the experiences made when restructuring and cleaning up the RACF databases using zSecure access monitoring.
    Marcel Schmidt, Swiss RE
    16:45 - 17:00 Wrap up Day 1 & logistics for the evening
    18:30 - 19:30 Pre Dinner Drinks
    19:30 - 22:00 User Group Dinner
    Agenda subject to change

    04th July 2014
    08:30 - 09:00 Arrival & Coffee with Breakfast
    09:00 - 09:45 Compliance Reporting Framework – deep dive
    This session will look at recent enhancements including a deep dive discussion and demo.
    Hans Schoone, IBM zSecure Chief Architect and Manager of Netherlands Lab
    09:45 - 10:30 Want to hack a mainframe system?
    In this session the presenter will show how many systems can be compromised using the 10 most common security issues found on z/OS systems. The session will explain what the common issues are and how using standard tools and techniques, a user can gain inappropriate access or elevate their privileges allowing them to perform actions that could significantly compromise all security controls in place.
    Mark Wilson, RSM
    10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
    10:45 - 11:30 RACF-Offline explored
    In this session Guus will talk us through some use cases, featuring a demo to help you get the most out of RACF-Offline.
    Guus Bonnes, IBM zSecure architect and designer
    11:30 - 12:30 CARLa interactive
    Tom will provide us with some useful hints & tips for CARLa programming.
    Tom Zeehandelaar, IBM Senior Technical Enablement Specialist - zSecure Specialist
    12:30 - 13:15 Buffet Lunch
    13:15 - 14:00 Development round table
    This is your opportunity to ask development those “how do I” questions. You will also be able to share your wish list of future releases of zSecure, so please come prepared!
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    14:00 - 15:00 z/OS Auditing & TCP/IP
    This session will examine what you should be auditing for TCP/IP – we will also explain what those audit concerns mean and the risk to your organisation.
    Hans Schoone, IBM zSecure Chief Architect and Manager of Netherlands Lab
    15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
    15:15 - 16:00 zSecure & QRadar Integration
    n this session we will perform a live demo of the QRadar SIEM featuring the integration with zSecure Audit & Alert.
    Jamie Pease, IBM IT Security Specialist
    Rob Whitters, IBM UKI CTP Systems Engineer - QRadar
    16:00 - 16:15 Wrap up Day 2 & finish
    Agenda subject to change

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