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Monday, April 24 • 10:15am - 11:15am
161: RCAC – Row and Column Access Control – Secure your Data!

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Data is the new Currency, is the essence of an article written by Neil Tardy based on an interview with Mike Cain (database consultant with IBM Lab Services). Since data is so important, it must be protected from unauthorized access and prevented from being stolen.
With traditional methods and additional programming, data access could be restricted, but also circumvented!
RCAC is an additional layer that is directly linked with the database tables. Users must be explicitly authorized for accessing either all or only a sub-set of the data. If a user is not authorized for any data, he will not get access to the data not even if his user profile has *ALLOBJ authority and independent which interface (SQL, native I/O, UPDDTA etc.) is used.

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Birgitta Hauser

Database and Software Architect, IBM Champion, Independent Consultant
Birgitta Hauser worked on the IBM i and its predecessors since 1992. She graduated with a business economics diploma, and started programming on the AS/400 in 1992. She worked and works as traditional RPG Programmer but also as Database and Software Engineer, focusing on IBM i application... Read More →

Monday April 24, 2023 10:15am - 11:15am MDT
Governors Square 10