Mark Wilson

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Over 40 years of technical IT experience, with a broad range of skills covering all aspects of a modern data center. The majority of experience gained in a hands-on technical role performing a variety of duties in many diverse environments.

Extensive experience of zOS systems programming with skills, which include:

  • zOS installation, customisation and support
  • SMS conversion, planning and implementation
  • Installation, customisation and support of several ISV products

In-depth experience of IT security especially on IBM mainframes but also for UNIX and PC based systems and cross platform environments.

I have handled technical reviews of systems and security software, preparing and presenting consultancy reports at both a technical and managerial level covering such topics as:

  • Disaster recovery
  • Physical site security
  • Data, application and system software security
  • Change management
  • Client server security implications
  • Network security for both Mainframe and Open System platforms.

I have presented over one hundred formal education classes covering:

  • zOS overview
  • JES2 overview
  • RACF Administration
  • RACF Technical
  • ACF2 Overview
  • ACF2 for Systems Programmers
  • UNIX Systems Services

Specialties: zSeries security particulary RACF Audits, Training and penetration tests.

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