IBM Security zSecure UNIX System Services (USS) Security Overview (TK222G)

This course describes the security-related aspects of a z/OS UNIX System Services (USS) environment. Learn USS concepts, followed by an overview of the USS-related functions and applications of the IBM Security zSecure Admin and Audit products. Using the zSecure built-in reports and standard interface, you learn how to obtain USS-related information from RACF profiles and review the contents of the USS reports. Audit recommendations and the RACF concerns that are applicable to a z/OS USS environment are described. In addition, you learn about the USS-related resource profiles in the FACILITY and UNIXPRIV classes.
Before taking this course, you should have basic knowledge of and experience with RACF, and familiarity with the IBM Security zSecure Admin or Audit ISPF panel interface.
1 Day/Lecture & Lab
This intermediate-level course is intended for users that are involved in maintaining USS-related security definitions or auditing the z/OS USS environment. This course is ideal for security administrators, compliance officers, system programmers, and auditors.
  • z/OS UNIX System Services (USS) Security Concepts
  • Protect Files and Directories
  • Reporting and Auditing in a USS Environment

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