Security in IBM CICS Transaction Server (CICS TS) is provided through the services of an external security manager (ESM) that conforms to the z/VSE system authorization facility (SAF) interface. CICS TS does not provide any internal security mechanisms. To provide the necessary security for CICS resources, CICS TS issues RACROUTE calls by using the z/VSE SAF interface to route authorization requests to an ESM within CICS transaction processing.
The following levels of Security Management functionality are available:
•Basic security manager ...