Configuration and Change Management for IT Compliance and Risk Management: The Tripwire Approach
Source: IDG (International Data Group)
This white paper discusses key issues surrounding configuration management and compliance. These issues center on the IT department's need to lower costs, increase management flexibility and control, and increase responsiveness to business needs and requirements. Managing change and satisfying compliance requirements are critical parts of the IT department's service delivery mission. Accidental or unplanned changes to the IT configuration, or configuration settings that "Drift Away" from standards, can have drastic consequences in terms of service disruption for the business as a whole. IT organizations need software solutions that can address the need to effectively manage and control changes to configuration settings.