Maximizing IT Security with Configuration Management

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Know what's happening across your infrastructure at all times.

Enforce security policies, prove compliance

IT security plays an increasingly vital role in IT planning and budgeting decisions.

Even if you’ve made a large investment in the technology and talent required to manage security issues, you may feel, as many IT professionals do, that security remains a persistent and stressful challenge.

Your security plan must incorporate configuration management, so that you can know what’s happening across your infrastructure at all times — when changes happen, and the nature of those changes — and so that you can continuously enforce your security policies.

This paper examines the key security benefits of configuration management and situational awareness, including how to:

  • Establish a Standard Operating Environment (SOE) and meet IT security standards.
  • Report on and control configuration drift, and provide change remediation.
  • Support audit requirements and forensic analysis.
  • Assist with security patch management.

Download the paper to learn how to address security concerns with configuration management.

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