In the mainframe’s 50+ years, great wisdom and practical experience has accumulated.
Unfortunately, so have a number of urban legends and myths. The most widely believed myth is that the mainframe is an impenetrable fortress. Many falsely believe the mainframe cannot be hacked. Yet, it’s critical to remember that mainframes are only as secure as the software running on that mainframe. Once a hacker gains access to a user’s login information, they can climb the hierarchy of access and reach the mainframe. In this video we will discuss the definition of an integrity vulnerability, and why it is important to scan the operating system layer of the mainframe for these integrity vulnerabilities.