IBMers are often presenting RACF and other security-related topics at conferences. These are the presentation materials from some of our most popular sessions.

 z/OS and the z/OS Security Server
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
The Enduring Value of z! NY RACF Users Group, New York, NY, April 2005 3.0MB
The Basics of Security with RACF and z/OS RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 1.8MB
z/OS Security Componentry: Putting it All Together RACF-2008, Los Angeles, CA, June 2008 6.5MB
z LINUX and You: Perfect Together! RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, July 2007 890KB
Three Heads are Better than One: Kerberos on z/OS RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 2.2MB
z/OS System Integrity: Authorized Software Without Security Holes SHARE, Dallas, TX, March 2003 430KB
PKI Services: The Best Kept Secret in z/OS! RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 1.3MB
Digital Certificates on z/OS: From Concepts to Implementation RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 2.8MB


 zSeries Cryptography
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
ICSF for z/OS Update for zEC12 SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February, 2013 2.2MB
The Encryption Evolution on z196/z114 RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 2.2MB
Key Management and Disk Encryptions GSE, UK, November 2009 0.7MB
Distributed Key Management on z RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 560KB
Crypto 101: Acronym Soup RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 1.4MB
The IBM Encryption Facility for z/OS and Other Platforms RACF-2006, San Diego, CA, July 2006 305K
System SSL and System z Cryptography RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 804KB
Understanding FIPS and z/OS System SSL SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February, 2013 1.2MB
An Introduction to Cryptography on System z SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February, 2013 1.8MB
System z Crypto User Experience RACF-2008, Los Angeles, CA, June 2008 305K
Enterprise Key Management Foundation: The Future of Crypto Key Management SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February, 2013 1.9MB
Key Management for Tape Encryption RACF-2008, Los Angeles, CA, June 2008 232K
Introduction to ICSF SHARE, Orlando, FL, February, 2008 1.2MB
Crypto and the Trusted Key Entry Workstations: Is a TKE in Your Future? SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February, 2013 1.5MB
z/OS Cryptography Demystified GSE, Towchester, UK 401KB


 e-business
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
Java Security on z/OS: An Introduction SHARE, Nashville, TN, March 2002 10.3MB
Making Privacy Possible: Research on Organizational Privacy Technology NY RACF Users Group, New York, NY October 2004 540KB
The Principles of Securing a WebSphere Application Server SHARE, Nashville, TN, March 2002 160KB
Urgent Regulatory Imperatives NY RACF Users Group, New York, NY April 2005 2.5MB
An Introduction to XACML RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 203KB
WebSphere V5 and Version 6 Security Overview RACF-2006, San Diego, CA, July 2006 414KB


 RACF in depth
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
RACF Update RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 776KB
RACF Update SHARE, Boston, MA, August 2010 156KB
Recent Password Phrase Support GSE, UK, March 2010 0.7MB
The RACF Checks for the IBM Health Checker for z/OS RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 597KB
The IBM Health Checker for z/OS, IRRXUTIL, and You! RACF-2011, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 409KB
Understanding Digital Certificates on z/OS RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 871KB
R_admin: RACF's Administration API RACF-2008, Los Angeles, CA, June 2008 156KB
RACF: More Dynamic than Ever! RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 1.6MB
RACF Update Kentucky-Ohio-Indiana RACF Users Group, Cincinnati, OH, November 2008 2.6MB
Custom Fields New York RACF Users Group, New York, NY, November 2008 4.5MB
DB Shield New York RACF Users Group, New York, NY, November 2008 2.6MB
An Introduction to Multilevel Security on z/OS RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 3.9MB
Unique UID/GID Enhancements RACF Users Group of New England, June 2003 555KB
Migrating to RACF RACF-2000, Atlanta, GA, May 2000 187KB
RRSF and APPC RACF-99, Dallas, TX, June 1999 241KB
RACF and the Digital Certificate RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 4.8MB
The RACF Digital Certificate and the IBM HTTP Server SHARE, Long Beach, CA, March 2001 1.8MB
Introduction to Multilevel Security (MLS) RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 1.1MB
RACF and JES2 New York RACF Users Group, New York, NY, April 2007 579KB
Multilevel Security in z/OS R5 RACF Users Group of New England, October 2004 2.2MB
z/OS V1.5 Multilevel Security (MLS) Update   RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 8.1MB
RACF Level 2 Update: A Diagnostic Approach RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 310KB
Password Reset Granularity New York RACF Users Group, New York, NY, November 2008 4.2MB
Password Phrase Support in z/OS V1R10 New York RACF Users Group, New York, NY, November 2008 780KB
Revisiting your Naming Conventions RACF-2008, Los Angeles,CA, June 2008 544KB
The World of Program Control and PADS RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 369KB
RACLIST 101 NY RACF Users Group, New York, NY, November 2008 167KB
SAFTRACE RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 251KB
RACF and the Parallel Sysplex New York RACF Users Group, New York, NY, April 2006 270KB
RACF Features for Everyone! SecureWorld, Miami Beach, FL, August 2003 394KB
Tuning RACF RACF-2000, Atlanta, GA, May 2000 97KB


 RACF for z/VM
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
Installing RACF for z/VM for the First Time SHARE, Boston, MA, August 2010 1.2MB
Advanced Configuration and Auditing for RACF for z/VM SHARE, Boston, MA,August 2010 1.0MB
RACF/VM for the MVSer RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 3.8MB


 Auditing
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
The ABCs of Auditing RACF ISACA, Toronto, Canada, March 2001 125KB
Auditing UNIX System Services RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007 431KB
An Introduction to DSMON RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 2.6MB
Surveillance of Privileged Users RACF-2003, July 2003 35KB
MVS Audit and PARMLIB Workshop RACF-99, Dallas TX, June 1999 311KB
As Cool as Ice: Analyzing your RACF Data using DFSORT and ICETOOL RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 2.1MB
RACF Utilities for Auditors RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007  3.7MB


 DB2
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
Introduction to DB2 Security RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 1.3MB
New Security Features in DB2 V10 RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 1.5MB
RACF and DB2: Teamed for Security SHARE, Boston, MA, August 2010 1.5MB
Best Practices with DB2 for z/OS Security SHARE, Boston, MA, August 2010 3.0MB
Trusted Contexts and Database Roles GSE, UK, November 2009 0.4MB
DB2 Version 8 User Experience RACF-2006, San Diego, CA, July 2006 339KB


 IMS
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
Secrets of IMS Security SHARE, Boston, MA, August 2010 3.2MB
IMS and RACF RACF-2002, Orange, CA, June 2002 577KB


 LDAP
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
Introduction to z/OS LDAP NY RACF Users Group, New York, NY, October 2004 280KB
z/OS LDAP: Understanding your Server Options SHARE, San Diego, CA, August 2007 458KB
How to Access RACF from Distributed Platforms SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February 2013 660KB
RACF Heterogeneous Password Synchronization Using LDAP and IBM Directory Integrator (IDI) NY RACF Users Group, April 2004 1.4MB


 MQSeries
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
MQSeries Security SHARE, Boston, MA, August 2010 0.6MB
MQSeries Security RACF Users Group of New England, June 2000 1.3MB


 z/OS Communications  Server
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
An Introduction to z/OS Communications Server Security SHARE, Nashville, TN, March 2002 2.3MB
TCP/IP Security Controls on z/OS RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 2.3MB
Protecting Your z/OS Data in Flight RACF-2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 938K
Leveraging z/OS Communications Server Application Transparent Transport Layer Security (AT-TLS) SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February 2013 2.9MB
z/OS Communications Server Network Security Overview SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February 2013 4.8MB
z/Enterprise Networking Lessons Learned SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February 2013 1.9MB
Configuring, Operating, and Monitoring the z/OS Communications Server Policy Agent GSE, UK, November 2009 1.8B
Protecting Enterprise Extender with VPN GSE, UK, November 2009 1.2MB
z/OS Network Security Roadmap SHARE, Boston, MA, August 2010 0.5MB
z/OS Integrated Intrusion Detection Services SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February 2013 5.5MB
z/OS Communications Server IPSec and IP Packet Filtering SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February 2013 6.9MB
Safe and Secure Data Transfers with z/OS FTP SHARE, San Francisco, CA, February 2013 1.8MB
Secure Communications with FTP and TN3270 on z/OS: Concepts and Considerations SHARE, Anaheim, CA, March 2005 696KB
IBM Ported Tools for z/OS: OpenSSH V1R2 SHARE, Boston, MA, August 2010 1.1MB
Secure Communications with FTP and TN3270 on z/OS: Implementation Considerations SHARE, Anaheim, CA, March 2005 1.6MB


 z/OS UNIX System Services Security
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
RACF and UNIX System Services IBM Networking and Security Conference, Anaheim, CA, August 2004 6.1MB
UNIX System Services Identities and RACF RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 595KB
UNIX System Services File Security and RACF RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 735KB
Controlling UNIX System Services Daemons and Servers RACF-2001, Reno, NV, June 2001 282KB


 DFdss
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
You Don't Need no Stinkin' OPERATIONS RACF-99 Dallas, TX, June, 1999 150KB


 RACF and Tivoli
Title Conference, Location, Date Size
Tivoli Identity Manager RACF-2005, Orlando, FL, May 2005 9.0MB
Tivoli Access Manager for RACF Administrators RACF-2007, St. Louis, MO, June 2007  841KB

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