PricewaterhouseCoopers announced the immediate availability of its Enterprise Security Architecture System (ESAS) 5.0, a web-based security knowledge management tool to help companies proactively create and promote security policies that support their organization’s business objectives. The latest version combines enhancements in functionality and design with new features, including an access control model and authentication and user management function. ESAS 5.0 allows organizations flexibility on content management across the enterprise by providing targeted access to content and support distributed content management. Groups can be created for content review, maintenance and distribution. Additionally, ESAS 5.0 has a new authentication and user management function, including integrated LDAP authentication and support for third party authentication software. ESAS can be configured to authenticate users against your corporate directory using LDAP 3.0 compliant functions.