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Complimentary POWERcasts

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December 19: IBM i Encryption Made Easy by Syncsort

In-depth Webinars

December 11, 12, and 13: IBM i Access Client Solutions

Other Education

December 4 and 5: Virtual Conference

December 11, 12, and 13, 2018

Webinar: IBM i Access Client Solutions

Speaker: Wayne Bowers

Price: $249 Members, $349 Nonmembers

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Central Each Day

IBM i Access Client Solutions is the newest member of the IBM i Access Product Family, and it is a platform independent client that is supported running on multiple Operating Systems like Macintosh, Linux, and Windows. It is the strategic direction for IBM i Access workstation client environments. This webinar will explore three topics regarding this client.

Session 1: Meet IBM i Access Client Solutions

Familiarity with IBM i Access Client Solutions is very important as this is the future of the IBM i Access Family software on workstation operating systems. This future looks very bright, and IBM i Access Client Solutions provides ease of deployment and operational improvements in nearly every function the client provides. During this session, we will make a survey of the IBM i Access Client Solutions functions and features that accomplish the tasks and processes we use IBM i Access for. Become familiar and more comfortable with IBM i Access Client Solutions!

Session 2: Deploy IBM i Access Client Solutions

This session will walk though the tooling and capabilities available to deploy IBM i Access Client Solutions and the best practice approaches to get this new client out in your enterprise. This will include topics like staging product images for unique groups of uses, deploying configurations automatically, and more.

Session 3: Administer IBM i Access Client Solutions

This session will specifically focus on the advanced Administration tools and approaches for IBM i Access Client Solutions. This includes topics like advanced deployment, controlling where user’s settings are stored, capabilities to run Access from a command, and more.

About the Speaker

Wayne Bowers has been with IBM since 1997, where he works with the IBM i Global Support Center in Rochester MN. He is an Advisory Software Engineer specializing in the support of the IBM i Access (aka Client Access) products, Integrated Blade server solutions, and the TCP Telnet communications server. Wayne has been developing and delivering presentations on IBM i Access products since 1999, and at COMMON events since 2009.

December 19, 2018

POWERcast: IBM i Encryption Made Easy by Syncsort

Speakers: Patrick Townsend and Jeff Uehling

Price: Complimentary courtesy of Syncsort

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Central

Need to encrypt sensitive data on your IBM i, including personally identifiable information, personal credit information or personal health information, but worry about the complexity of implementing encryption? Let Patrick Townsend, Founder & CEO of Townsend Security, and Jeff Uehling, Product Management Director for Security at Syncsort, put your fears to rest.

Learn how the IBM i Field Procedures (FieldProcs), introduced in V7R1, have greatly simplified encryption projects, often eliminating the need for application changes. Join this webinar to learn:

  • IBM i encryption basics
  • What FieldProc is and how it works
  • How to easily encrypt and decrypt data without impacting existing applications
  • Challenges and practical considerations for FieldProc encryption
  • The importance of encryption key management to meet compliance requirements
  • Introduction to encryption and key management from Syncsort and Townsend Security

Encryption has never been easier. Register today to learn from the experts in IBM i cryptography.

About the Speakers

Patrick Townsend is Founder and CEO of Townsend Security, specialists in helping companies bring their data security into compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA, GDPR and other State and Federal security regulations. Patrick has been active in the IBM i community and speaks frequently on the IBM i and data security.

Jeff Uehling is Syncsort’s Product Management Director for security products. Jeff previously worked for over 30 years at IBM where he served as lead architect for IBM i security technology and as a council member of the IBM security technical community. Jeff’s interests lie in system integrity, cryptography and compliance.