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12257: How to Detect Attempted Mainframe Intrusions

Wednesday, February 6, 2013: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Grand Ballroom B, Grand Ballroom Level (San Francisco Hilton)
Speaker: Paul Robichaux(NewEra Software, Inc.)
  • How to Detect Mainframe Intrusion Attempts (1.6 MB)
  • This presentation will focus on Policy-based Network Management and the use of its primary component The Policy Agent (PAGENT) as a tool for detecting and reporting attempted Mainframe Intrusions.

    Attendees will learn the following:

    • The role of Policy-based Information System Management
    • The architecture and elements of a Policy-based Network
    • The components of PAGENT and their functional use
    • The relationship between PAGENT and one or more TCP/IP Stacks
    • The function of the Traffic Regulation Management Daemon (TRMD)
    • The types of Intrusions that can be detected by PAGENT/TRMD
    • How to determine if PAGENT is active on your system
    • How to create a PAGENT Configuration
    • How to create an Intrusion Detection Services (IDS) Policy
    • How to authorize the use of PAGENT and needed resources
    • How to START the PAGENT Procedure (PROC)
    • How to conduct a Penetration Test
    • How to Query/Display Intrusion Reports

    The content of this presentation is derived from the following generally available source materials:

    • z/OS Communications Server IP Configuration Guide, version 1 Release 13, Document Number SC31-8775-19
    • z/OS V1R13 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation: Volume 4 Security and Policy-based Networking Redbook
    • V1R13 IBM Configuration Assistant for z/OS Communications Server

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