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Neil Barnes Rows Off Into The Future

Iain Liston-Brown

It is with a certain amount of sadness we have to announce the retirement of Neil Barnes from the NonStop Community. Neil has been a stalwart of the BITUG Chapter for over 25 years having been Chair on numerous occasions. Neil is a long-term advocate of NonStop having worked both on the platform with a software house and also Lloyds Bank.

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Improve Compliance with File Integrity Monitoring

Henry Fonseca

File integrity monitoring (FIM) exists because change is inescapable for most organizations. From variations in a company’s hardware assets, software programs, configuration states, permissions, and personnel, it is the one constant within IT environments. Some of these modifications may be authorized, while others will cause concern by their unexpected nature. Because of this, FIM is considered a vital requirement for security compliance frameworks to help identify unexpected or malicious activity across critical system files and protect business assets.

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Secure REST Services: Real World User Examples

NuWave & TIC

REST has become the de facto standard for information exchange between disparate platforms and applications. In the NonStop space it is being used more and more, to allow NonStop applications to communicate with other enterprise applications, and integrate with solutions outside the enterprise.

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Reflections on a Virtual Users’ Group

Bill Honaker

Just a few months ago, N2TUG was starting to plan for our early summer meeting.  We had barely started the task when events outside our control made our usual in-person, Vendor-sponsored meeting unlikely at best.  We knew we wouldn’t be able to hold it in summer, and started considering the Fall.  In hindsight, even that was a bit too optimistic.