Security and Linux on z Systems

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 18 December 2017, updated 08 January 2018

Authors: Lydia Parziale, Klaus Egeler, Manoj S. Pattabhiraman

Abstract

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication discusses security practices for running Linux on z Systems on the IBM z14.

It examines the unique security and integrity features that the IBM Z platform brings to the enterprise. It also examines pervasive encryption and its role in protecting data at rest.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Why Security and Encryption
Chapter 2. Data security and Linux on Z Systems
Chapter 3. Pervasive encryption: Data-at- rest encryption
Chapter 4. Pervasive encryption: Data in flight encryption
Chapter 5. IBM Secure Service Container

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