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Securing Your Cloud: Assessing z/VM and Linux on zSystems Security

An IBM Redbooks residency (ZS-DP04-R01)


Securing your cloud in a z/VM environment can be considered as one of the most important aspects of working in a cloud environment. This IBM Redbooks publication is an update of previous collateral and will cover the metal-to-cloud security mindset of Linux on IBM zSystems and LinuxONE by updating technical details that explain "how to" build a Linux on IBM zSystems environment that can't be hacked, but can be measured for compliance. This is a REMOTE residency.

Benefits, objectives, prerequisites and more ...


How Residencies work

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Starts 11 Sep 2023, ends 06 Oct 2023 (4 weeks) and requires 4 residents

Residency Leader: Lydia Parziale

  1. Begin Nomination

Must be received by 22 September 2023
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    Benefits to Resident

    IBM Redbooks want technical practitioners to be recognized for their newly gained knowledge, experience, and accomplishments. Therefore, upon successful delivery of the publication produced by this IBM Redbooks residency, you will become eligible to earn an IBM Redbooks Digital Badge issued through Credly.


    Resident Prerequistes

    A basic requirement for all residents is the ability to read and clearly express concepts and procedures in common English.


    Requested level 
    IBM Z security4
    z/VM security4
    Linux on Z security4
    Cloud security in a z/VM environment4

    Documentation Skills

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    Social Media Skills

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