Understanding what changes (and why) is critical to both safety and security. Change and configuration management is a crucial process that ensures the secure configuration of systems and evaluates any changes for potential security risks and compliance issues.
What is Configuration Management?
Configuration management focuses on maintaining the integrity of all configurable elements of a piece of hardware or software, including capturing a baseline build or settings for any specific asset, detecting new configurations and managing deployment of new builds or configurations.
What is Change Management?
Change management is about the people, processes, and decisions that implement these changes to configurable assets. This includes:
Asset management is one of the most undervalued activities in the operational technology space, despite its critical importance to a strong cybersecurity program and regulatory compliance efforts. We're here to change that.