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This article is part of the March 2007 issue of Compliance vs. security: Prevent an either-or mentality
RISK/POLICY MANAGEMENT Elemental Security Platform REVIEWED BY BRENT HUSTON Elemental Security Price: Management server, $35,000; desktop agent, $60; server agent, $600 @exb @exe The Elemental Security Platform (ESP) is a powerful tool for monitoring and enforcing system compliance, and provides effective asset management, asset-centric access controls and risk management. Since we reviewed Ele-mental Security's version 1.1, then called Elemen-tal Compliance System (August 2005), the product has matured and extended its capabilities, with support for new client OSes, risk management, support for ticketing systems and better LDAP integration. Setup B+ Our ESP server was preconfigured, but Elemental typically sends an engineer on-site to install the device and provide a rundown on features and usage. We were impressed with the ease of client agent installation, and getting the clients/servers running. Agent installation simply requires giving it the address of the ESP server and answering one or two other questions, depending on the platform. The client ... Access >>>
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