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In this podcast, we'll take a look at the people, technology, and culture behind one of the world's most powerful and important computing platforms, the Mainframe. Expect interviews, discussions, and interesting tidbits along the way, with your hosts, Frank and Jeff.

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Episode 25 - Chad Rikansrud - Mainframe Security - 12.4.2017


Episode 25 - Chad Rikansrud - Mainframe Security - 12.4.2017

The mainframe is responsible for holding some of the world's most valuable data. Why should we give it a free pass when it comes to security? Chad Rikansrud of RSM Partners is here to tell you that it shouldn't, and that there's a lot keep in mind before flatly saying "The mainframe is secure". This is a long one, folks... bring popcorn.


58:58 A little punchy

2:48 Ensuring proper red pen performance

3:46 Too Many Secrety, Marty

5:41 So important it can't be tested

9:19 Buzzword Bingo Cyber Threat Landscape

10:13 Hi Phil!!!

13:04 Hi Connor!

16:39 "It's me and the Priciples of Operations manual"

19:30 Mainframes: Kinda Important

21:41 Let's get real for a moment

24:23 But won't Pervasive Encryption put you out of a job?

28:11 Blowing Minds and Selling Hugs

33:00 "What's the worst thing you can do?"

34:33 Comedy pyramid

37:19 "... well that's not fair"

40:40 Advice for the recently scared?

41:43 Sorry Phil!

44:13 A Terminal Talk Exclusive: Chad Secret Time

47:56 But why do you NEED to do that?

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