• David Tessaro

ServiceNow Vulnerability Response: A Closer look at Change Management

Updated: Oct 27



Once vulnerabilities have been identified and a solution has been found, the solution must be executed. Often the coordination and execution of changes is the most time-consuming part of Vulnerability Management. Enter ServiceNow, which tightly integrates Vulnerability Response with Change Management.


Change Management Integration

The ServiceNow Vulnerability Response application has a seamless link to Change Management. Using this link you can:

  • Create Standard, Normal and Emergency changes directly from a vulnerability group.

  • Add existing change requests to a vulnerability group.

  • Automatically populate data from the vulnerability group such as Cis (configuration items), descriptions and change justification

  • Link the lifecycle of the change request to the vulnerability group to automatically resolve the vulnerability group once the change request has been implemented.

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Why It Matters

Critical information and context can be obtained from the relationship data between groups of vulnerabilities and their given changes. This relationship also provides a record against the CI that documents the changes made. All of this reduces the manual effort to duplicate data entry.

For a full overview of the process, watch the video above.


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