Configuration Management

Configuration Management definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): cm

Definition(s): 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.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4)
NIST SP 800-171 (Updates to version published June 2015)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

A collection of activities focused on establishing and maintaining the integrity of products and systems, through control of the processes for initializing, changing, and monitoring the configurations of those products and systems throughout the system development life cycle.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-128

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary