Mainframe Security: Hacking Hearts and Minds

Mainframe technicians are all-too familiar with the growing threats to data housed on the mainframe, but are fighting against a strong public perception to the contrary. Without a greater focus on education and transparency, the world’s largest organizations will be vulnerable to significant data breaches and the mainframe community will be unable to train the next generation of employees to prevent them. In their keynote presentation, renowned mainframe hackers Phil Young and Chad Rikansrud will share tips for moving the discussion beyond the grass roots to all those who can contribute to mainframe security, as well as some tips for addressing top security issues.

In 2017, the SHARE Editorial Staff sat down with Chad and Phil to discuss the risks of an unsecured mainframe. Read more from the world’s friendliest hackers.