Live Webinar:

Safeguarding the IBM i from Ransomware Attacks

Although many companies deploy anti-malware software across their network, most companies still don’t deploy anti-ransomware software across their IBM i environment, leaving the IFS and its files vulnerable to a ransomware attack that can affect an entire organization.   

Although ransomware cannot be directly executed on an IBM i, it can affect IBM i Integrated File System (IFS) folders by encrypting and renaming files.  Encrypting IFS files can disable IBM i applications that use stream files in their processing, including i applications such as document management, email, EDI, Web serving, and other apps. It can also destroy user files—such as Word, Excel, and PDF files—that are stored on the IFS.

Join us for this webinar on Wednesday, November 4th at 12pm ET to discuss how you can safeguard your IBM i from ransomware attacks and protect your corporate network.    

In this webinar we will  discuss:    

  • How did I get Ransomware?
  • How Ransomware Attacks IBM i Files
  • Best IBM i practices to reduce malware and virus risks
  • Tools to safeguard against malware on the IBM i
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About Our Speaker

Joy Bonsignore

Joy Bonsignore is a Senior IBM i Technical Sales & Support Engineer for Software Engineering of America, Inc. (SEA). Joy brings over 30 years of experience in the field of information technology. She has used her skills to work with businesses and individuals implementing technology that maximizes their business models as well as to educate them on using technology efficiently. Joy’s many talents include managing data centers, data/system security, system administration, management & migrations (hardware and O/S), project management, website design, programming, and office automation.

Prior to joining SEA, Joy was employed as a Senior Power System Engineer at Sirius Computer Solutions, a national integrator of technology-based solutions serving healthcare, insurance, retail, and government sectors worldwide. She served in the role of Primary Engineer, managing large-end Power i system environments for multiple clients. Joy has also been an Independent Consultant and Owner of her own technology consulting firm, jms Consulting, for over 20 years (specializing in Power i, PC/Windows and web technologies).

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