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McAfee Change Reconciliation

McAfee Change Reconciliation

Automate closed-loop change management processes

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Overview

McAfee Change Reconciliation creates a comprehensive inventory of changes carried out on all systems, grouping and matching them with change tickets and approvals. It flags ad hoc changes made without approvals, and reports on emergency changes that were made with improper documentation. Implemented in conjunction with McAfee Change Control or McAfee Configuration Control, this solution provides granular change details encapsulated and attached within the change management solution (such as BMC/Remedy) for automated closed-loop processing of the trouble ticket or change request.

With Change Reconciliation, you can:

  • Extend the reach and enhance the efficacy of enterprise change management solutions. McAfee provides the unique endpoint ability to enforce policies and control, while monitoring all system-level changes.
  • Eliminate ad hoc changes. Change Reconciliation automatically provides detailed documentation for authorized changes and creates incident tickets for emergency changes, reducing the burden on IT staff and meeting internal compliance.
  • Integrate with other widely used change management systems, configuration management databases, and even custom ticketing systems to ensure strong controls for Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) projects and those managing change-sensitive critical service infrastructures.

Features & Benefits

Close the loop between change approvals and implementation

Tie change approvals to change actions — a step that’s critical to strong IT service management (ITSM). This is typically a mandatory control for SOX compliance under the Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT) framework, and helps you meet Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices.

Enhance your security with a change-approval policy

Create a change-approval policy that tracks approved changes, flags unapproved changes, and prevents potentially risky “piggyback” changes from being made on top of approved changes. Then, organize and document all changes for easy compliance reporting.

System Requirements

McAfee Change Reconciliation does not have minimum system requirements.

Demos / Tutorials

Demos

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Resources

Data Sheets

McAfee Change Reconciliation

For a technical summary on the McAfee product listed above, please view the product data sheet.

Solution Briefs

Continuous Compliance Simplified

McAfee Configuration Control combines the advanced capabilities of McAfee Policy Auditor and McAfee Change Control to put you in command of your compliance requirements.

White Papers

The Case for Continuous Compliance

McAfee Configuration Control eliminates manual processes and point product integration, providing single-console control for meeting compliance requirements.

Community

Blogs

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    Tom Gann - May 29, 2013

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  • Getting Assurance in a Time Constrained World
    McAfee - May 20, 2013

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  • Response Now as Important as Prevention
    Leon Erlanger - February 24, 2012

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated its Computer Security Incident Handling Guide to take into account the increasingly dire state of cyber security. As anyone who has followed the rush of high-profile incursions over the past year knows, it’s looking less and less possible to prevent the inevitable attack, no matter […]

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