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    Top Answer:The cost varies. It really depends as the pricing is on a sliding scale. I'm not at liberty to say what the pricing is as it's confidential. I'm under an NDA from Qualys.
    Top Answer:The reporting needs improvement. While the tool is really good at doing the assessment, it's not as good at reporting various compliance states. Maybe management reporting could be improved as well… more »
    Top Answer:I find the vulnerability assessment and asset prioritization feature valuable.
    Top Answer:Symantec Control Compliance Suite was the cheaper option for us. But the main reason why we're still using it is that we purchased the complete suite back in 2011. At that time, product prices were… more »
    Top Answer:The support mechanism can be improved. I would also like to add that it would be great if we could scan a previous date or based on the previous date's updates. Like today, if I want to run that scan… more »
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    Control Compliance Suite
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    Qualys Policy Compliance (PC) automates the collection of technical controls from information assets within the enterprise, and maps this information to policies to fix and document compliance with regulations and business mandates. It provides compliance reporting by leveraging a comprehensive knowledge-base that is mapped to prevalent security regulations, industry standards and compliance frameworks.

    Symantec Control Compliance Suite (CCS) delivers the core assessment technologies to enable security and compliance programs, as well as support IT operations in the data center. Control Compliance Suite delivers asset autodiscovery, automates security assessments across procedural, technical, and third-party controls, and calculates and aggregates risk scores according to business-defined threshholds. Customers use this information for operational- and mandate-based reporting, as well as to prioritize remediation and risk reduction in the data center. 

    Each of the five Control Compliance Suite Modules is available independently or as part of a broader suite. The Control Compliance Suite Control Studio and Infrastructure combines evidence from the multiple modules as well as third party systems; and maps assets and evidence to control statements, standards, and policies and regulations to enable mandate- based and operational reporting. Role-based, customizable Web-based dashboards and reports enable the organization to measure risk and track the performance of its security and compliance programs. Workflow integration with ticketing systems and Symantec server hardening solutions automates remediation and facilitates the hardening of the data center infrastructure.

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    Sample Customers
    PDX, Cigna
    Banjercito, Barnabas Health, BNY Mellon, Cabela's Inc., Citizens Business Bank, Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad, Molina Healthcare Inc., Osterreichische Post Aktiengesellschaft (Austrian Post), Symantec Corporation (Enterprise Security), Visa
    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm24%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider10%

    QualysGuard Policy Compliance is ranked 10th in IT Governance with 1 review while Symantec Control Compliance Suite is ranked 3rd in IT Governance with 1 review. QualysGuard Policy Compliance is rated 0.0, while Symantec Control Compliance Suite is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of QualysGuard Policy Compliance writes "Easy to use, fast, and reliable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Control Compliance Suite writes "A good security tool for vulnerability assessment and asset prioritization". QualysGuard Policy Compliance is most compared with , whereas Symantec Control Compliance Suite is most compared with RSA Archer.

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