Information is not just an important element of your organization’s success; it’s an essential business asset that must be kept secure. The AIX® operating system (OS) provides security you can count on from one end of your enterprise systems to the other with features that are flexible and easy to manage.
AIX security benefits
The AIX OS is designed to provide the following security features including:
- Enhanced system security
Protect against unauthorized access with a variety of authentication mechanisms you can install, configure and deploy in the base operating system.
- Enhanced network security
Secure your intranets and extend your network over the internet by using built-in network security features.
- Effective system management
Securely administer your network infrastructure, servers, clients and pervasive devices with tools such as the AIX Security Expert.
- A repertoire of useful applications and tools
Access secure programming interfaces and open-source software tools to establish operating procedures for addressing security requirements and exposures.
- Tight access control
Specify who receives access to protected information resources.
- Robust encryption capabilities
Enhance data-transmission protection and secure sensitive cryptographic keys.
Learn more about AIX security benefits in the AIX Security Guide (2.51MB)
Rigorously tested and inspected by government authorities and independent auditing organizations, the AIX operating system has earned several certifications documenting its adherence to the industry’s toughest security standards.
Learn more about AIX certifications