The Open Mainframe Project, an open source initiative that enables collaboration across the mainframe community to develop shared tool sets and resources, has announced the schedule for the 3rd annual Open Mainframe Summit, which will be in-person in Philadelphia, PA, and streaming online for global attendees.

This year’s theme focuses on security as it relates to all aspects of mainframes and beyond including cloud native services, automation, software supply chain management and more. The Summit will also highlight projects such as Zowe and COBOL, education and training topics that will offer seasoned professionals, developers, students and thought leaders an opportunity to share best practices and network with like-minded individuals.

Some of the security sessions include:

Integrate the Mainframe into Your Broader IT Security Strategy – Misty Decker, Director of Product Marketing, Micro Focus
Safe Cloud Native Services in the World of Zero Trust – Alan Clark, Member of the CTO Office, SUSE
Managing Open Source Vulnerabilities on Mainframe – Emre Tunar, Director of Software Engineering – Mainframe Security, Broadcom
A Framework to Automate Cybersecurity Controls and Regulatory Controls on IBM zSystems and LinuxOne environments – Pradeep Parameshwaran, Lead Architect, Security and Compliance on IBM Z and LinuxONE

Additionally, David Wheeler, Open Source Supply Chain Security Director at the Linux Foundation, will also give a keynote.

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