Configuration Management is a complex Technical Management model that sits in
the realm of Information Management. It focuses on establishing and maintaining
consistency of a productís performance, functional and physical attributes with
its requirements, design and operational information throughout its life.
information assurance, CM can be defined as the management of security features
and assurances through control of changes made to hardware, software, firmware,
documentation, test, test fixtures, and test documentation throughout the life
cycle of an information system.