Recent corporate events have exposed the frequency and consequences of poor system security implementations and inadequate protection of private information. In a world of increasingly complex computing environments, myriad compliance regulations and the soaring costs of security breaches, it is economically essential for companies to become proactive in implementing effective system and data security measures. This volume is a comprehensive reference for understanding security risks, mitigations and best practices as they apply to the various components of these business-critical computing environments. HP NonStop Servers are used by Financial, Medical, Manufacturing enterprises where there can be no down time. Securing HP NonStop Servers in an Open Systems World: OSS, TCP/IP, and SQL takes a wide angle view of NonStop Server use. This book addresses protection of the Open Systems Services environment, network interfaces including TCP/IP and standard SQL databases. It lays out a roadmap of changes since our first book HP has made to Safeguard, elaborating on the advantages and disadvantages of implementing each new version. Even the security aspects of managing Operating System upgrades are given attention. Auditors, security policy makers, information security administrators and system managers will find the practical information they need for putting security principles into practice to meet industry standards as well as compliance regulations.

Key Features

* Addresses security issues in Open Systems Services * Critical security topics for network interfaces TCP/IP, SQL, etc. * Updates to safeguard thru since publication of XYPRO's last book


HP NonStop Server managers, Security administrators

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Security Standards and Compliance Part 2: HP NonStop server Subsystems Chapter 1: Safeguard Subsystem Updates Chapter 2: TCP/IP Subsystem Chapter 3: TSM/OSM Subsystem Chapter 4: DSM/SCM Subsystem Chapter 5: The Open System Services (OSS) Chapter 6: ODBC Chapter 7: SQL/MX Part 3: The Guardian Gazette A – Z Part 4: The OSS Gazette Appendices Appendix A: Gathering The Audit Information Appendix B: Tandem File Codes Appendix C: Third Party HP NonStop Server Security


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About the author

XYPRO Technology Corp

XYPRO Technology Corporation has specialized in the HP NonStop Server Platform since being founded in 1983. Beginning with the initial release of the XYGATE Security and Access Control Software in 1990, XYPRO has focused exclusively on HP NonStop Server Security and Cross-Platform Encryption. XYPRO is proud to be recognized as one of the leading providers of HP NonStop Server security software and regarded as experts in the field.