On Sept. 24, Phoenix Software announced the general availability of (E)JES V5R5 with support for z/OS V2.2 enhancements. This support includes two new displays related to the new JES2 dependent job control capability, the Job Groups and Job Group Jobs displays.
The z/OS debugger is armed with a powerful diagnostic tool called Serviceability Level Indicator Processing (SLIP), and its purpose is to provide the ability to trap a specific problem event and generate the precise documentation needed to resolve the problem.
Why be a mentor? For starters, mentoring allows you to positively influence others as they navigate towards successful careers, just as you did before them. It also enables you to guide others around the pitfalls and trials you have you have experienced in the past.
Penetration testing provides detailed information on actual exploitable security threats. Through the execution of periodical penetration testing exercises, an organization can derive business value by proactively identifying which vulnerabilities are most critical.
In the 1990s, it was deemed that the mainframe was going away; as a result, focus on the platform and its security suffered. Back then, if you put mainframe security implementations on a quality bell curve, you would have the good, the bad and the ugly. Today, things should be different.