Mainframe Hacks - How To Prevent This From Happening to You

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In one sensational attack, a cyber-criminal recently compromised the mainframe of a large US-based financial services firm by downloading all of the sensitive data on its mainframe.

The method used was clever, if not especially sophisticated. Rather than attacking the mainframe directly, the hacker targeted the firm's Active Directory server, and used the credentials to gain access to other enterprise platforms and offload a significant amount of mainframe data. 

This incident should be  a wake-up call for every business with a mainframe, as it could have data privacy regulation implications and risk non-compliance, resulting in heavy consequence.  However, we rarely read this sort of account in the press...

Read this whitepaper to understand: 

  • Why mainframe attacks aren't as visible as others in the media
  • What you can do to keep cyber-criminals out of your mainframe

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