Readers gave high scores to Symantec's Compliance Control Suite's granular and flexible policy management definition capabilities, for its ability to identify policy violations and for its integration capabilities with applications and devices. The suite automates compliance measurement and displays pass/fail scores against industry regulations and frameworks, giving management an accurate reflection of how systems hold up to regulatory mandates. The product also offers guidance for addressing noncompliant servers and workstations when violations are detected. The suite is available on multiple platforms, enabling managers in heterogeneous environments to visually assess and mitigate complex compliance issues.
As DDoS attacks get bigger, more frequent, and more varied, new hybrid and cloud-based DDoS prevention methods are emerging, but some fear too much automation in DDoS defense may result in a loss of control.
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Smartphone and tablet use in the enterprise can help boost productivity, improve employee satisfaction and lower costs. However, it is also fraught with risk. Expert Lisa Phifer discusses the risks and rewards of going mobile in the enterprise.