Critical Infrastructure Security , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware

Ransomware's Threat to the Mainframe

BMC Software's Edward Shim on Shoring Up Inherent Weaknesses
Edward Shim, senior product owner, BMC Software

One common misconception about the mainframe is that ransomware poses no significant threat to it. Edward Shim of BMC Software dispels this myth and offers insight on how to shore up some of the mainframe's inherent weaknesses that adversaries may target.

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Shim discusses:

  • The ransomware threat to the mainframe;
  • The mainframe's inherent weaknesses;
  • Common enablers to ransomware attacks.

Shim is the senior product owner for BMC AMI Security. Prior to BMC, he helped lead the Security Operations Center for one of the largest universities in California, specializing in incident response, SIEM engineering and security operations. He served in the United States Army and the United States Peace Corps.


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