At face value, the growing ubiquity of mobile – from BYOD to consumers' love affair with all things app – presents little danger to the mainframe. The mainframe, in short, is impenetrable. End of story. Well, not quite. In truth, mainframe operations can certainly be affected by mobile security thr
There is a lively discussion on LinkedIn right now about whether or not the mainframe is hackable. Some say no — not now, not ever — others say that, as with any technology ever created, of course it is.
I’ll leave that question open for debate.
The fact is big iron has a long history of rock-soli