Compare CA Top Secret vs. IBM Resource Access Control Facility

CA Top Secret is ranked 2nd in Mainframe Security with 2 reviews while IBM Resource Access Control Facility is ranked 3rd in Mainframe Security. CA Top Secret is rated 9.0, while IBM Resource Access Control Facility is rated 0. The top reviewer of CA Top Secret writes "All the features help ensure we are compliant with banking regulations". On the other hand, CA Top Secret is most compared with IBM Resource Access Control Facility, CA ACF2 and IBM Security zSecure, whereas IBM Resource Access Control Facility is most compared with CA ACF2, CA Top Secret and IBM Security zSecure.
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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.

In 1976, IBM set the standard for security products when RACF was introduced!

From the beginning, the RACF Development Team has proudly brought you RACF, the premier product for securing your most valuable corporate data. Working closely with your operating system's existing features, IBM's award-winning Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) licensed program provides improved security for an installation's data. RACF protects your vital system resources and controls what users can do on the operating system.

You decide which resources you want to protect and which users need access to them. RACF provides the functions that let you:

  • identify and verify system users
  • identify, classify, and protect system resources
  • authorize the users who need access to the resources you've protected
  • control the means of access to these resources
  • log and report unauthorized attempts at gaining access to the system and to the protected resources
  • administer security to meet your installation's security goals
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