Compare CA ACF2 vs. CA Top Secret

CA ACF2 is ranked 1st in Mainframe Security with 3 reviews while CA Top Secret is ranked 2nd in Mainframe Security with 2 reviews. CA ACF2 is rated 8.6, while CA Top Secret is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of CA ACF2 writes "Saves resources through fully automated reporting". On the other hand, the top reviewer of CA Top Secret writes "All the features help ensure we are compliant with banking regulations". CA ACF2 is most compared with IBM Resource Access Control Facility, CA Top Secret and IBM Security zSecure, whereas CA Top Secret is most compared with IBM Resource Access Control Facility, CA ACF2 and IBM Security zSecure. See our CA ACF2 vs. CA Top Secret report.
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Pros
Excellent real-time reporting that saves time and resources.The NOACCESS by default is another very good feature. Also, access rules are straightforward, and easy to understand.We use this tool to quickly assign privileges to different users as soon as they come in.I love their support. The support is great. They are number one.

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We have implemented two-factor authentication, which is a new piece of CA Top Secret.

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Cons
Reporting can sometimes include false positives.It needs longer rules. The max rule is 32K.I would like my team and me to be able to use simple browsers, like Chrome, to be able to access mainframe data and provision users using the browser.‚Äč

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It would be helpful if they removed limitations on user record sizes.The user interface could be improved. Sometimes, it is not simple to understand where a certain definition should be defined, and I go through a number of screens until I find where to do some of them.Make sure that there is a post-sale department in your country. We have experienced some post-sale problems to do with integration of CA products into our systems.

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Reviews
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Avg. Rating
8.7
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out of 11 in Mainframe Security
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781
Comparisons
502
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
353
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Overview

CA ACF2™ for z/OS provides innovative, comprehensive security for your business transaction environments—including Linux, UNIX and z/OS on System z—helping you realize the reliability, scalability and cost-effectiveness of the mainframe. CA ACF2 provides an Advanced Authentication Mainframe feature, system entry validation, resource control, auditability, accountability, and administrative control. In conjunction with distributed security solutions from CA Technologies, CA ACF2 provides mobile-to-mainframe enterprise class security and compliance management.

CA Top Secret for z/OS provides innovative, comprehensive security for your business transaction environments— including z/OS, UNIX and Linux on System z—helping you realize the reliability, scalability and cost-effectiveness of the mainframe. CA Top Secret provides an Advanced Authentication Mainframe feature, system entry validation, resource control, auditability, accountability, administrative control, and SAF compatibility. In conjunction with distributed security solutions from CA Technologies, CA Top Secret provides mobile-to-mainframe enterprise class security and compliance management.

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