PE-15 Water Damage Protection

Control: The organization protects the information system from water damage resulting from broken plumbing lines or other sources of water leakage by providing master shutoff valves that are accessible, working properly, and known to key personnel.

Supplemental Guidance: None.

Control Enhancements: (1) The organization employs mechanisms that, without the need for manual intervention, protect the information system from water damage in the event of a significant water leak.

Baseline: LOW PE-15 MOD PE-15 HIGH PE-15 (1)

Family: Physical And Environmental Protection

Class: Operational

ISO 17799 mapping: 9.1.4, 9.2.1

COBIT 4.1 mapping: DS12.4

PCI-DSS v2 mapping: None.