Security Assessment of the IBM i (AS 400) System

A few months back, I was asked to perform a security assessment of the core banking setup for a bank. The core banking application was hosted on the IBM AS/400 mainframe system As part of my research on the subject, I gathered material related to IBM AS400 (also known as IBM i) and realized that: […]

PCI DSS Compliance Calendar – Activities and Checklist

Compliance to the PCI DSS standard is mandatory for all entities which store, process or transmit card-holder data associated with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and JCB. As part of this compliance the council requires organizations to undergo periodic assessments and evaluations. Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Testing (VAPT) is a vital part of this requirement. Network […]