Analysis of Selected Aspects of “IBM I” Security

  • Maciej Piec
  • Iwona Pozniak-Koszalka
  • Mariusz Koziol
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 189)


The article focuses on analyzing influence of IBM i security mechanisms in network layer on general system performance. Impact of system’s security mechanisms on both system and network resources are presented. Additionally, special security metrics is presented to enable comparison of security level between different system configurations. General guidelines for using security mechanisms of IBM i are given. The paper concludes that because of deep integration of security mechanisms, no major impact on the overall system performance was observed. Propositions of further research are also given.


IBM System i security security metrics network security 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maciej Piec
    • 1
  • Iwona Pozniak-Koszalka
    • 2
  • Mariusz Koziol
    • 2
  1. 1.Vienna School of InformaticsVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of Systems and Computer NetworksWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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