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This Month's Webcast Schedule
NewEra Software Webcasts

ICE/PSWD - Discussion and Demo - Tuesdays at 12 pm EST  (9 am PST)
Preparing for Your Next Release of z/OS - Tuesdays at 2 pm EST (11 am PST)
ICE Update - Thursdays at 2 pm EST (11 am PST)
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January webcasts
Tuesdays at 12 pm EST (9 am PST)
ICE/PSWD - Discussion and Demo
Presenter - Richard Faulhaber - NewEra Software, Inc.
The recent Verizon DBI* Report reveals that 81% of hacking-related breaches leveraged either stolen and/or weak user passwords? Now is the time to enlist your User Community in the common-sense defense of the z/OS mainframe perimeter. Find out how NewEra’s latest suite of tools - ICE/PSWD - can bridge that gap between your security environment and your users, especially your Privileged Users. 
* Source: Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Tuesdays at 2 pm EST (11 am PST)
Preparing for Your Next Upgrade of z/OS
Presenter - Richard Faulhaber - NewEra Software, Inc.​
If you haven't already started, you may be planning for the next upgrade of z/OS. Get the tips, tricks and resources to help you move to your next release of z/OS.

Thursdays at 2 pm ET (11 am PT)
ICE Update
Presenter - Paul Robichaux - NewEra Software, Inc.
We all fear something! Generally, an event that is unplanned for, something that takes us by surprise and knocks us off “Our Game”. As a z/OS professional, you know exactly what the impact of such an unimagined, unforeseen event can have of the operational integrity and Data security of your IT environment. What to do? We suggest you focus on building up your z/OS defenses in depth, for better protection, better detection.

In this 45-minute webcast, we will introduce you to “Active Measures” (AM), a set of unique z/OS system management tools that extend your perimeter user authentication methodology to better guard against unauthorized access to authorized programs. We believe your users are an untapped resource; “AM” gets them involved in the defense of z/OS.

Thursday, January 24 - 12 pm EST (9 am PST)
Small Enhancements You Might Have Missed in z/OS
Presenter - Marna Walle - IBM
There are many new functions in every IBM z/OS release. Some get lots of press, and some seem to slip by without much fanfare. This session covers some of the small items that you might have overlooked, but which can pack a wallop of function for system programmers. The material in this session contains the best of the 2018 items, so catch them before they rotate out for 2019.