So, here’s the million-dollar question: Why do the hackers do it? In other words, what’s in it for them? And how? Here is what Phil said: “Hackers target platforms for various reasons. Sometimes it is for notoriety or bragging rights, sometimes there’s monetary reasons behind it, other times it
“When addressing server security issues, it is an excellent idea to keep in mind […] System security should not depend on the secrecy of the implementation or its components.” Phil says, “In NIST publication 800-123, they specifically call out that obscurity cannot be part of your security plan.
There’s an industry notion that says young IT professionals feel the mainframe is outdated, and they’d rather work on cool and exciting projects on new platforms. That’s a myth, according to one millennial.
Luisa Martinez, an IBM mainframe professional, said most young IT pros don’t have any opini
The war on distributed computers has been public for a long time, with viruses, trojan horses, exposures, exploits, fixes, hackers and impacted organizations having their information published as part of the rapidly progressing journey of distributed computing security.