Change Guardian 4.2 What's New

NetIQ is pleased to announce the upcoming availability of Change
Guardian 4.2 to all customers worldwide. Change Guardian makes it easy
to monitor access to sensitive data and identify unwanted activity
including how sensitive data was changed, and presents all the
contextual information an analyst needs to make a decision about what to
do in a highly summarized view. This latest release extends the
capabilities of Change Guardian by adding deeper Microsoft Windows and
Active Directory integration, the ability to automatically generate
alerts when policies are violated, and by integrating your personnel
information from Active Directory directly into the Change Guardian

New in Change Guardian 4.2

- Detailed Policy Enforcement for Microsoft DNS and Local Windows
Users and Groups: This capability builds on top of our existing
Windows and Active Directory policy support by adding pre-defined
policy templates for monitoring DNS and local users and groups.
- Active Directory Accounts Configuration: Within the Change Guardian
activity view you can see the full details of any user involved in any
access or changefull name, phone number, department, even their
picturebecause this information is pulled directly from Active
Directory and injected into the view.
- Alert Generation Based on Policy Violations: Change Guardian now
provides alerting, alert triaging, and alert visualization for policy
- Change Detail Now Available in Reporting: Now the details about
before and after values detected by Change Guardian that you
previously saw in the live views are also available in your reports.
- Simplified Agent Management: You can now deploy Windows agents
directly from the Change Guardian server to computers in your Active
Directory domain.
- FIPS Enablement and Security Improvements: Change Guardian can now
be configured to support FIPS, and a number of security improvements
and fixes have been incorporated into the release.

Change Guardian 4.2 helps our customers close security intelligence gaps
to more quickly identify and disrupt threats before they cause
damageprotecting your most sensitive information assets.

Helpful Resources

Change Guardian 4.2 resources will be available at the following
locations after the release is generally available.

- Installers for a new Change Guardian deployment:
- Patches for an existing Change Guardian system (traditional
- Patches for an existing Change Guardian appliance: Use the appliance
update process.
- Documentation:

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