The management of security features and assurances through control of changes made to hardware, software, firmware, documentation, test, test fixtures, and test documentation of an IS throughout the development and operational life of the system.
In computer modeling and simulation, a discipline applying technical and administrative oversight and control to identify and document the functional requirements and capabilities of a model or simulation and its supporting databases, control changes to those capabilities, and document and report the changes.
A discipline applying technical and administrative direction and surveillance to: (1) identify and document the functional and physical characteristics of a configuration item; (2) control changes to those characteristics; and (3) record and report changes to processing and implementation status.
One of five categories of network management defined by ISO for management of OSI networks. Configuration management subsystems are responsible for detecting and determining the state of a network.
Configuration management introduces the disciplines and techniques for initiating, evaluating, and controlling change to software and other work products during and after the development process. It includes the identification, baseline, and management of Configuration Items (CIs); the evaluation, execution, and reporting of configuration changes; and the establishment of version control.
Discipline applying technical and administrative direction and surveillance to identify and document functional and physical characteristics of a configuration item, control changes to these characteristics, record and report change processing and implementation status, and verify compliance with specified requirements
The process responsible for maintaining information about configuration items required to deliver an IT Service, including their relationships. This information is managed throughout the lifecycle of the CI. Configuration Management is part of an overall Service Asset and Configuration Management Process
Configuration Management has been defined 9 different ways in documents like SANS Glossary of Terms, Information Assurance, Ballistic Missile Defense, and 6 more.