"Without Vanguard Configuration Manager, it is extremely difficult for government agencies and contractors to report quarterly on their accordance with the z/OS guidelines of the National Checklist Program," said Keegan O'Neill, director of research and development at Vanguard.
"Continuous monitoring of National Checklist controls for the zSeries is virtually impossible without a tool like Vanguard
The National Checklist Program currently recognizes the Defense Information Systems Agency Security Technical Implementation Guidelines as the required configuration controls for z/OS and RACF systems.
The new release of Vanguard
Configuration Manager supports version 6.4 and 6.5 of the DISA z/OS RACF STIG Checklist and is the only fully automated baseline configuration scanner for z/OS DISA STIGs.
Configuration Manager provides the fastest, most cost effective and accurate method of testing and responding to z/OS NCP and DISA STIG requirements," O'Neill