Cygnacom zConnector

Until now security teams have not had a way to offer IBM System RACF CA as a source of machine identities across their organization and centrally enforce issuance policy.
Business Outcomes
  • Automate the full certificate lifecycle from issuance to revocation

  • Gain full visibility into the demand, usage and workflow of certificate services

  • Enforce policies and reduce risk with automated workflow and detailed logging

  • Achieve compliance for workflow approvals, authorization and authentication

Integration Features
  • Supports full lifecycle from request, issuance and renewal to revocation

  • Enables complete process for configurable workflow approval and authorization

  • Easy installation as a Venafi Adaptable CA Driver developed and supported by Cygnacom

Solution Overview

Until now security teams have not had a way to offer IBM System RACF CA as a source of machine identities across their organization and centrally enforce issuance policy.  Developed by Cygnacom, this Venafi connector offers support for the RACF CA running on System Z for issuance of digital certificates. Cygnacom will support batch operation via SSH and files; future updates could support newer RACF REST and CMP interfaces.