PE-01 Physical And Environmental Protection Policy And Procedures

Control: The organization develops, disseminates, and periodically reviews/updates: (i) a formal, documented, physical and environmental protection policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (ii) formal, documented procedures to facilitate the implementation of the physical and environmental protection policy and associated physical and environmental protection controls.

Supplemental Guidance: The physical and environmental protection policy and procedures are consistent with applicable laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, standards, and guidance. The physical and environmental protection policy can be included as part of the general information security policy for the organization. Physical and environmental protection procedures can be developed for the security program in general, and for a particular information system, when required. NIST Special Publication 800-12 provides guidance on security policies and procedures.

Control Enhancements: (0) None.

Baseline: LOW PE-1 MOD PE-1 HIGH PE-1

Family: Physical And Environmental Protection

Class: Operational

ISO 17799 mapping: 15.1.1

COBIT 4.1 mapping: DS12.1, DS12.5, PC5

PCI-DSS v2 mapping: 12.5.1