Change control management is an important part of any organization’s security operations. In this blog post, we will discuss the various reasons why change control management is relevant to your security operation and how you can implement it. We talk about how to use change controls in order to maintain compliance with applicable regulations, reduce risk and improve efficiency. 

The Importance of Change Management in Security. We will start by defining what a “change” is from a technical standpoint: A change often consists of adding something new (a resource), updating existing resources or deleting some old ones; changes may be applied as one atomic transaction or they might involve cascading effects throughout multiple levels that require coordination between teams within an enterprise.

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Changes are not always intentional – for instance, errors such as a corrupted database or accidental deletion of files can trigger changes. We then move on to discussing why change control management is important and relevant to your operations: Changes often have cascading effects throughout the organization that need coordination between teams. Change controls are designed to help reduce risks by preventing unauthorized modifications from being applied intentionally or accidentally; it also helps organizations comply with regulations and audit standards like PCI DSS, HIPAA etc.

Next we discuss how you go about implementing change control in order for them to be most effective: You first determine what type of change needs approval – whether it’s an update, new file upload or complete system rebuild – and who should approve it (for example: C-level executives).


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