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Mark Wilson

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A global thought leader and international speaker in mainframe security and technology, and passionate advocate of all things Z, Mark Wilson is Vertali’s Technical Director. He has more than 40 years’ experience across numerous industries and diverse mainframe environments. Mark is also Region Manager for Guide Share Europe (GSE) UK. For more information email: info@vertali.com

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Preparing for DORA: Is Your Enterprise Resilient?

Mark Wilson

April 15, 2024

Vertali’s Mark Wilson on DORA’s implications, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and how to respond to cyber incidents

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The Glass Is More Than Half Full: From Attack to Defense

Mark Wilson

August 8, 2023

I’ve been in the mainframe space for more than 40 years. During that time, I’ve seen firsthand the underinvestment in the platform and the teams that support it. We’re continuing to deal with the fallout from that—primarily a continuing skills shortage as experienced mainframers retire while too few newbies come through the pipeline. And all […]

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CISOs: What’s at the Top of Your Cybersecurity List?

Mark Wilson

June 21, 2023

While the mainframe may be the most securable platform on the planet, it doesn’t come that way automatically. As the bad actors get smarter and threat vectors increase, the mainframe is at risk for data breaches and other incidents like any other server. Whenever my team and I carry out security assessments and penetration tests, […]

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Delivering Cyberresiliency for Mainframes

Mark Wilson

December 19, 2022

Cyberresilience is essential for operational and business continuity: it’s part-and-parcel of providing continuous protection for the business and maintaining a hardened security stance. How can you develop and deliver the right strategy to ensure this resilience, secure your mainframe systems and data from attack and other threats and, crucially, resume operations quickly and effectively in […]