Securing Your Cloud: IBM z/VM Security for IBM z Systems and LinuxONE

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 19 October 2016

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ISBN-10: 073844202X
ISBN-13: 9780738442020
IBM Form #: SG24-8353-00
(196 pages)

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Authors: Lydia Parziale, Edi Lopes Alves, Vic Cross, Klaus Egeler, Klaus Mueller, Willian Rampazzo


As workloads are being offloaded to IBM® z Systems™ based cloud environments, it is important to ensure that these workloads and environments are secure.

This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the necessary steps to secure your environment for all of the components that are involved in a z Systems cloud infrastructure that uses IBM z/VM® and Linux on z Systems.

The audience for this book is IT architects and those planning to use z Systems for their cloud environments.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to security on IBM z Systems
Chapter 2. IBM z/VM hypervisor
Chapter 3. IBM Resource Access Control Facility Security Server for IBM z/VM
Chapter 4. Security Policy Management on IBM z/VM
Chapter 5. Securing a Cloud on IBM z/VM environment
Chapter 6. IBM z/VM and enterprise security

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