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.
Developing talent is one area of my job that I enjoy immensely. At the same time, I have budget targets to meet, so I must choose wisely from the many training classes and conferences that are available. It is important to meet the needs of each individual while focusing on increasing skills.
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.