It’s not easy to hack the mainframe. But, it is possible.
Naturally, it’s easier for company insiders, who already have privileged access to key mainframe information, to wreak havoc. In a recent SHARE presentation, Charles Mills, Director of Advanced Projects for SIEM solutions provider CorreLog,
In this entry, I use a number of computer abbreviations and concepts that may not be familiar to all. I have placed a mini-glossary* at the end to make it clearer. “I can tell you I know most corporations have an SLA* for critical patches* in Windows.* It’s probably 72 hours. Or maybe 90.
We’ve all heard it repeated ad nauseam: There’s a skills gap in mainframe, and the industry must find a way to fill the gap. Of course, where there’s a gap, there’s an opportunity. Specifically, the opportunity for young IT professionals looking to find a fulfilling career.