Basics of Ransomware Protection on IBM i

Basics of Ransomware Protection on IBM i
On Demand

Let's get back to the basics. These sessions are designed for anyone starting out as an IBM i system admin, looking to refresh their knowledge, or looking to learn more.

Session Overview: 

Notice how everyone has gotten hit with some kind of ransomware in the last couple of years?

There’s a reason for that: IBM i misconfiguration. Steve will show you what to look out for to properly protect your system from ransomware.


Presented by Steve Pitcher
iTech Solutions


Steve has been involved with IBM i since 2001 primarily in the manufacturing and distribution industries. Over that period he’s been a systems administrator, developer, IT Manager and IT Director. He joined iTech Solutions in 2017 in a combined sales/technical role, bringing additional expertise in security, IBM Lotus Domino and WebSphere. A longtime IBM Champion, first as part of the inaugural group for IBM Collaboration Solutions (2011) and then as an IBM Champion for Power Systems (2016-present), you’ll find Steve speaking at events around the world about IBM i administration, modernization and security. He’s been a community advocate on the COMMON Americas Advisory Council since 2012 and is currently serving on the COMMON Board of Directors.

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