Configuration Management

Configuration Management

Feb 6, 2019

(1) The management of security features and assurances through control of changes made to a system’s hardware, software, firmware, documentation, testing, test fixtures, and test documentation throughout the development and operational life of the system. Adapted from: FFIEC IT Examination Handbook, Information Security. 2021.

(2) A collection of activities focused on establishing and maintaining the integrity of information technology products and information systems, through control of processes for initializing, changing, and monitoring the configurations of those products and systems throughout the system development life cycle. Retrieved from: CNSSI 4009-2015. NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Configuration Management. 2018.

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