Software Management

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Software Management

Objective
To ensure the integrity of Product Software and, when relevant, its termination.
Item nr. Item Name and Page Control Aim
9.1. Inventory of Software

Product Software should be identified and an inventory of these programmes composed and maintained.

To ensure that Product Software is known to warrant its effective oversight and management.

9.2. Installation of Software

Procedures should be implemented to control and regulate the installation of Product Software.

To ensure that Product Software is installed in terms of best practices.

9.3. Updating of Software

Product Software should be regularly updated as and when applicable.

To ensure that Product Software is kept up-to-date.

9.4. Redundancy of Software

Product Software should be made redundant in terms of business needs and industry best practices. Redundant Software must be appropriately decommissioned and deleted.

To ensure that Product Software is decommissioned in a manner that eliminates organisation risk.