Physical and Environmental Security

PS-08-013 Physical and Environmental Security

Issue Date: 3/20/2008

Revision Effective Date: 3/20/2008

Review Date: 7/1/2018

 

PURPOSE

Physical and environmental security controls are implemented to protect the facility housing system resources, the system resources themselves, and the facilities used to support their operation.  The physical protection of State information resources, facilities and personnel is essential to the effectiveness of the overall security support structure.  This policy and associated standards ensure that all agencies take appropriate measures to safeguard these assets from both physical and environmental threats.

POLICY

All Agencies shall implement appropriate physical and environmental security controls to protect the physical plant housing State information resources, the system resources themselves, and the infrastructure used to support their operation.

 

REFERENCES  

NIST SP 800-12 Information Security Handbook (Ch 15)

RELATED ENTERPRISE POLICIES, STANDARDS, GUIDELINES

Facilities Security (SS-08-015)

Computer Operations Center Security (SS-08-016)