How well do you think your mainframe is secured? Better yet, have you ever had it tested? Mark Wilson, Technical Director at RSM Partners, and Ray Overby, president and CEO of Key Resources, Inc, posed these questions to the audience of a recent SHARE presentation.
Despite the mainframe’s reputation for being a secure platform, the mainframe isn’t exactly Fort Knox. In a keynote session at SHARE Sacramento, renowned mainframe hackers Phil Young and Chad Rikansrud explained that we need to collectively change our mindset when it comes to mainframe security.
In a keynote session at SHARE Sacramento, renowned mainframe hackers Phil Young and Chad Rikansrud explain the collective need to change our mindset when it comes to mainframe security. The industry needs to think of mainframes the same way we’d think of any other computer when it comes to threats.
For most enterprise CIOs and CISOs, the question around data encryption is not whether corporate data should be encrypted, but rather how much or which data should be encrypted. That’s because most executives responsible for corporate information security understand the risks they could incur if
Security is always a hot topic in mainframe, and that’s definitely the case at SHARE Sacramento, which runs this year from March 11 to March 16. Beyond a keynote on securing the mainframe by experts Phil Young and Chad Rikansrud, there are more than a dozen technical sessions that touch on security