Compare CA ACF2 vs. Oracle Audit Vault

CA ACF2 is ranked 6th in Database Security with 3 reviews while Oracle Audit Vault is ranked 3rd in Database Security with 8 reviews. CA ACF2 is rated 8.6, while Oracle Audit Vault is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of CA ACF2 writes "Saves resources through fully automated reporting". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Audit Vault writes "A powerful, full-featured network data security solution". CA ACF2 is most compared with IBM Resource Access Control Facility, CA Top Secret and IBM Security zSecure, whereas Oracle Audit Vault is most compared with IBM Guardium Data Protection, Imperva SecureSphere Database Security and Fortinet FortiDB. See our CA ACF2 vs. Oracle Audit Vault 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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It has provided us with a unique opportunity to automate risk discovery.Our clients can see all of their past actions or the wrong activity done on the network. We can load the diagnostics for the business.A powerful, flexible solution for database traffic monitoring.The solution is very stable and reliable.This solution acts as a complete data warehouse for our audit data.Our client was scheduled to take a year and a half to set up compliance, but by deploying this product they were able to do the compliance reports within three months.It has reduced the stress of collecting database event logs in silos from each database.Out-of-the-box policies ensure our compliance with standards like SOX, ISO 27001, and so on.

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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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We would like to see the ability to administer and manage the solution through Enterprise Manager 13c, and development of the dashboards that are generally missing.Some of our customers were asking about latency when the application wants to get to the database.The product monitors only the database and not the operating systems.One feature that is missing is the ability to have a secret server that is always encrypted.Customized reporting is something that we are struggling with, and it is quite tough for us.This solution doesn't audit the network.An easy, friendly user interface would be nice to have, since this would enable administrators to identify important events with a prompt response.

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For the bank, the license was $48,000 last time. That was the licensing for the bank on just one license.Oracle can be an expensive solution depending on the options and user needs.This solution is definitely not expensive, and it is a small fraction of the overall database licensing costs.The licensing cost is about $360,000, annually.

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6th
out of 17 in Database Security
Views
1,018
Comparisons
608
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
397
Avg. Rating
8.7
3rd
out of 17 in Database Security
Views
5,178
Comparisons
2,969
Reviews
8
Average Words per Review
698
Avg. Rating
8.8
Top Comparisons
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Compared 8% of the time.
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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.

Oracle Audit Vault monitors Oracle and non-Oracle database traffic to detect and block threats, as well as improves compliance reporting by consolidating audit data from databases, operating systems, directories, and other sources.
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Abu Dhabi Department of Finance, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, Educational Testing Service, Ryohin Keikaku Co. Ltd., SPC Brasil, REDISA, Qatar Olympic Committee, Seneca College, Hunan Social Insurance Management and Service Bureau,
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm38%
Non Tech Company13%
Insurance Company13%
Healthcare Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company31%
Financial Services Firm22%
Government12%
Comms Service Provider11%
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