PE-13 Fire Protection

Control: The organization employs and maintains fire suppression and detection devices/systems that can be activated in the event of a fire.

Supplemental Guidance: Fire suppression and detection devices/systems include, but are not limited to, sprinkler systems, handheld fire extinguishers, fixed fire hoses, and smoke detectors.

Control Enhancements:

(1) The organization employs fire detection devices/systems that activate automatically and notify the organization and emergency responders in the event of a fire.

(2) The organization employs fire suppression devices/systems that provide automatic notification of any activation to the organization and emergency responders.

(3) The organization employs an automatic fire suppression capability in facilities that are not staffed on a continuous basis.

Baseline: LOW PE-13 MOD PE-13 (1) (2) (3) HIGH PE-13 (1) (2) (3)

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.