HP OpenVMS Guide to System Security > Part III  Security for the System Administrator

Chapter 6 Managing the System and Its Data

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This chapter explains how you, as security administrator, implement security features of the OpenVMS operating system. It provides an overview of security management, based on the security needs of a commercial installation with average security needs. It discusses the following topics:

  • Your role as security administrator

  • Site security policies

  • Tools for security administrators

  • Account requirements for a security administrator

  • Suggestions for training users

  • Logging the activities of a new user

  • Tasks to include in your weekly routine

HP recommends that you read the entire chapter and the three chapters that follow before establishing any security measures. After reading the chapters, you will better be able to decide which security measures are appropriate for your site, and you will have the tools to implement them.