IBM Lead Architect Shawn Mullen introduces PowerSC and the Redbook
IBM® PowerSC provides a security and compliance solution that is optimized for virtualized environments on IBM Power Systems™ servers, running IBM PowerVM® and IBM AIX®. Security control and compliance are some of the key components that are needed to defend the virtualized data center and cloud infrastructure against ever evolving new threats. The IBM business-driven approach to enterprise security used in conjunction with solutions such as PowerSC makes IBM the premier security vendor in the market today.
This IBM Redbooks® deliverable helps IT and Security managers, architects, and consultants to strengthen their security and compliance posture in a virtualized environment running IBM PowerVM.
Table of contents
Part 1. Business drivers and solution overview
Chapter 1. IT security and compliance management business context
Chapter 2. Introducing the IBM PowerSC solution
Part 2. Technical concepts and deployment guidelines
Chapter 3. Security and Compliance Automation
Chapter 4. Real Time Compliance
Chapter 5. Trusted Logging
Chapter 6. Trusted Network Connect and Patch Management
Chapter 7. Trusted Boot
Chapter 8. Trusted Firewall
Chapter 9. Trusted Surveyor
Appendix A. Trusted Firewall addendum