PE-04 Access Control For Transmission Medium
Control: The organization controls physical access to information system distribution and transmission lines within organizational facilities.
Supplemental Guidance: Physical protections applied to information system distribution and transmission lines help prevent accidental damage, disruption, and physical tampering. Additionally, physical protections are necessary to help prevent eavesdropping or in transit modification of unencrypted transmissions. Protective measures to control physical access to information system distribution and transmission lines include: (i) locked wiring closets; (ii) disconnected or locked spare jacks; and/or (iii) protection of cabling by conduit or cable trays.
Control Enhancements: (0) None.
Baseline: LOW Not Selected MOD Not Selected HIGH PE-4
Family: Physical And Environmental Protection
ISO 17799 mapping: 9.2.3
COBIT 4.1 mapping: DS5.7, DS12.2
PCI-DSS v2 mapping: 9.1.2, 9.1.3