Policy Minder Comparison Checklist


A security policy is essential to any comprehensive cybersecurity strategy. Policy Minder makes it easy to define your security policy, check for policy exceptions, and stay compliant by automating security administration and reporting.

Policy Minder enables you to improve system security without adding time-consuming, manual tasks to your workload. Use this checklist to see how your current solution compares.  

 

GENERAL PRODUCT FUNCTIONALITY Others Policy Minder
Security policies can be defined for security administration or compliance requirements
Discover the existing policy and use it as the initial policy setting
Compliance checks compare policies to actual server settings
Return out-of-compliant items to match policy values
Security configuration can be applied to multiple servers or customized for each one
Exception-based reports enhance efficiency
Email reports automatically
Document policies, compensating controls, and risk acceptance statements
Manage security policies and compliance with policies on multiple systems via a single screen
Comprehensive message log tracks administration and activity
Supports systems both on-premise and in the cloud
 

 

 

 

AUTOMATING COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS AND REPORTING Others Policy Minder
Eliminate manual process of running reports, downloading information, and manually comparing lists to determine compliance or identify new items added to the list
Ensure consistent, accurate, and repeatable tasks that prove compliance
Report on out-of-compliance items and the fact that the policy is checked regularly
FixIt reports indicate how changes were made and what the previous values were
Ensure administrator tasks and reporting are accomplished regardless of how busy administrators are
Keep your security policies in one place and apply them to other partitions
 
 

 

 

AUTOMATING SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Others Policy Minder
Discover new profiles, libraries, directories and objects
Maintain and identify all users with any special authority
Ensure user profiles are properly configured and correct them if they are not
Identify inactive profiles and remove them from the system
Ensure the ownership and authorities of libraries and objects in libraries are set correctly
Discover changes to authority settings on libraries, directories, objects and authorization lists
Fix ownership and authorities after a new deployment
Verify settings before and after a role swap, or following disaster recovery
Identify new or removed file shares
Discover changes to system values or where they don’t match policy
 

 

 

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