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.
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In this tip, application hardening tools and the use of obfuscation is discussed. Industry analysts talk about security trends with mobile devices and advise organizations to pay close attention to application security in order to protect their IPs.