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 for CICS, the enterprise application servers that power billions of transactions each day, was a hot topic at SHARE Sacramento. We spoke with Mark Wilson, a 30-year mainframe veteran and presenter at SHARE Sacramento on the state of mainframe security and education.
I haven’t met one person who woke up and decided to work in IBM Z®. Most of us take a blind leap into the platform hoping to develop skills to keep a job... And yet, through reflection I now realize that I was so ignorant my first day, month and year while working on this platform.
The mainframe may be unfamiliar to many undergrads studying computer science, but that wasn’t the case for Warren Harper. You might even call it a family business: both of Harper’s parents and his sister worked in mainframes in the past, which gave him a much more positive view of the industry and i