Security configuration management (SCM) exists at the point where IT security and IT operations meet. It’s a core security control that combines elements of vulnerability assessment, automated remediation, and configuration assessment.
The goal of SCM is to reduce security risks by ensuring that systems are properly configured — or hardened — to meet internal and/or regulatory security and compliance standards.
Download The Security Configuration Management Buyer's Guide to learn:
- The four steps of the configuration management process
- What to look for in an SCM solution
- How file integrity monitoring (FIM) works with SCM
- Platform selection considerations
- The importance of enterprise integration
- Fortra's approach to SCM