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Patch and Vulnerability Management

NIST 800-40 “Creating a Patch and Vulnerability Management Program” describes the functions and processes that a patch and vulnerability management program should cover in order to maintain effective security. Importance of patch management As operating systems, applications and utility tools continue to manifest exploitable flaws, rapid application of security patches becomes critical to security. Attackers […]

Implementation

Implementation

In addition to the IMPLEMENTATION Phase of the SDLC, smaller pieces of the general implementation process are scattered across other parts of the framework.
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Processes and Controls

Processes and Controls

Here are some processes across the SDLC Framework and related controls.
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Operations and Maintenance Phase

Operations and Maintenance Phase

Configuration managment continues with monitoring and a change control process. Continuous monitoring checks critical security components. Any changes to the usual suspects must be updated.
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The Framework

The Framework

The SDLC framework is a multi-step outline that describes the life cycle of an information system.
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