European zSecure User Group 2014 (London)


European zSecure User Group 2013

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.

    London, United Kingdom

    IBM Southbank
    76 Upper Ground
    Fleming Room
    London, SE1 9PZ
    United Kingdom
    Address details

    Time Description
    Agenda Day 1
    09:30 - 10:00 Registration & Coffee with Breakfast

    10:00 - 10:15 An introduction and update from our zSecure Product Manager
    by IBM's Glinda Cummings
    10:15 - 11:00 What's new in zSecure 2.1.1
    Hear firsthand from the Chief zSecure Architect about the new functions & features that IBM is planning to include in the next release of zSecure.
    by IBM's Hans Schoone

    11:00 - 11:30 Enhancement Request (RFE) Update
    What happened to your enhancement request? Glinda will provide us with an update.
    by IBM's Glinda Cummings

    11:30 - 11:45 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.
    by IBM's Guus Bonnes
    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.
    by IBM's Tom Zeehandelaar
    12:45 - 13:30 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.
    by IBM's Guus Bonnes and Jamie Pease
    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.
    by RSM Partners Mark Wilson
    15:00 - 15:15 Break
    15:15 - 16:00 Support for MQ Series
    Find out what might be on the horizon to support MQ!
    by IBM's Hans Schoone
    16:00 - 16:45 Hidden gems in zSecure
    Perhaps you've not had the time to explore the product, or you may have forgotten about some of the useful, but perhaps less obvious features in zSecure.
    by IBM's Jamie Pease
    16:45 - 17:00 Wrap Day 1 & logistics for the evening
    by IBM's Glinda Cummings and Jamie Pease
    18:30 - 19:30 Pre Dinner Drinks
    19:30 - 22:00 User Group Dinner
    Agenda Day 2
    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.
    by IBM's Hans Schoone
    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.
    by RSM Partners Mark Wilson

    10:30 - 10:45 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
    by IBM's Guus Bonnes

    11:30 - 12:30 CARLa interactive
    Tom will provide us with some useful hints & tips for CARLa programming.
    by IBM's Tom Zeehandelaar
    12:30 - 13:15 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!
    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.
    by IBM's Hans Schoone
    15:00 - 15:15 Break
    15:15 - 16:00 zSecure & QRadar Integration
    In this session we will perform a live demo of the QRadar SIEM featuring the integration with zSecure Audit & Alert.
    by IBM's Jamie Pease and Rob Whitters
    16:00 - 16:15 Wrap up Day 2 and finish
    by IBM's Glinda Cummings

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