IBM Kills Secure Perspectives Tool
July 21, 2009 Alex Woodie
IBM last week announced the withdrawal from marketing and discontinuance of support for Secure Perspectives, an i OS security tool introduced two years ago with the goal of allowing nontechnical people to define and implement an object-level security policy using nontechnical words and phrases. However, the product will continue to be available as a custom offering, as will updates that allow it to work with future releases of IBM i OS.
Unveiled in April 2007 and shipped a month later, IBM introduced Secure Perspectives as a way to get more i5/OS shops to implement object-level security on their System i