Security Configuration Management Buyer's Guide

Reduce Risk by Ensuring Systems are Properly Configured for Security and Compliance  


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