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Mainframes and the Moon


Presentation

Few events in history caught the imagination of the world as did the first manned lunar landing in 1969. This session celebrates the 50th anniversary of that event and highlights the work done by IBM Mainframes in support of manned space program.  Few events in history caught the imagination of the world as did the first manned lunar landing in 1969. This session celebrates the 50th anniversary of that event and highlights the work done by IBM Mainframes in support of manned space program.  Few events in history caught the imagination of the world as did the first manned lunar landing in 1969. This session celebrates the 50th anniversary of that event and highlights the work done by IBM Mainframes in support of manned space program.  In this session, Mark will tell the story of the role played by IBM Mainframes in the greatest technical achievement in the history of mankind.

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Stream: Enterprise Security
Room: Melbourne
Time: 09:00 - 10:00

Attachments

GSE-2019 Mainframes and the Moon.pdf

Speakers


  • Mark Nelson at IBM USA
  • Mark Nelson, CISSP®, CSSLP® is a Senior Software Engineer with IBM's z/OS® Security Server Design and Development Team in Poughkeepsie NY, where he has spent the past 32 years working on RACF®. Mark's focus with RACF has been on auditing and data analysis (IRRDBU00, IRRADU00, RACFICE), RACF's Health Checks, RACF/DB2, and RACF's support for digital certificates.

    Mark is an active speaker on RACF, having spoken to user groups and IBM field representatives on four continents, and has received several SHARE "Best Session" awards, six-and-a-half "Top Gun/Best Session" awards from the Vanguard Enterprise Security Expo, three GSE "Best Vendor Session" awards, and was the 1999 recipient of the Vanguard "Chairman's Award".

    Mark is a co-author of the book "Mainframe Security for Security Experts: A Introduction to RACF", has helped write several Redbooks, and has published articles in NaSPA's Technical Support, z/Journal, and IBM's Hot Topics. Mark is the director of the Mid-Hudson Valley IBM Club Chorus and a private pilot. Mark is also a world record holder in the "Hokey Pokey".


    Email: markan@us.ibm.com

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