Carol Woodbury, World-reknowned security expert provides the details in her killer article on increasing AS/400, iSeries System i security as it relates to the thing we all love to hate - OUR PASSWORDS!
You may not realize it, but many of the organizations recently breached are large IBM i shops. We'll never know whether our beloved IBM i was breached because that information is never published. But to dismiss the possibility out of hand and ignore steps that you can take to protect your organization and—more importantly—the data on your IBM i systems is putting that data at significant risk. This article focuses on protecting passwords since exploiting stolen credentials (user IDs and passwords) is one method being used by hackers to gain access to data.