Vanguard Policy Manager™

Vanguard Policy Manager dramatically reduces security risks and improves regulatory compliance, minimizing the need for expensive remediation, while increasing staff productivity.

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Provides complete collection of reporting and system events to enable powerful forensic analysis.

Delivers expert-level vulnerability assessments of z/OS Security Server configuration controls and settings with the ability to produce audit results in minutes.

Automates review of current z/OS Security Server configurations against prevailing standards to include DISA STIG, NIST and DB2 hardening standards and Vanguard Best Practices dramatically reducing personal cost and time to verify compliance.

Provides continuous monitoring of security controls with an automated process to compare your current z/OS Security Server configuration controls against the previously established baseline.

An easy-to-use toolkit that provides Authentication, Authorization and Accounting for enterprises extending security database to their applications.

Performs millions of critical compliance checks to guarantee adherence to Vanguard and IBM z/OS Security Server and RACF best practices

A simulation-testing application that allows security administrators to test and evaluate the impact of new RACF commands before implemented in a production environment.

Policy Manager provides proactive enforcement, corrects commands in accordance with corporate policies, while controlling security administrators.

  • Can your security team guarantee regulatory compliance with proactive policy enforcement and real-time audit trails?
  • Reduce security risk and improve regulatory compliance for your company today!
  • Automatically enforce company-wide best practices.
  • Keep your company compliant to regulatory standards and keep your executives out of the press and media.



  • Uses z/OS Security Server to enforce and prevent changes against the policy rules. All rules for policy enforcement are completely contained within the z/OS Security Server. Attempts to tamper with the security server rules will be detected, prevented and alerted upon.
  • The Command Audit Trail feature tracks changes.The Vanguard Policy Manager feature, Command Audit Trail tracks the actual changes made to the security server profiles within the profiles themselves.
  • This satisfies numerous regulatory requirements including NIST 800-53, Payment Card Industry Standards (PSS-DSS), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and others.
  • Policy Manager provides the most advanced secure password capabilities while providing real-time password management.


  • Ensures all commands comply with company policies.
  • Where possible, modifies commands to be compliant.
  • Provides an audit trail within the profile of the command history.
  • Provides pre-defined best practice policies.
  • Delivers the ability to create and customize user defined policies.
  • Addresses PCI DSS 7.1 and 7.2.