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  CP-08: Telecommunications Services  

base control objective:
The organization establishes alternate telecommunications services including necessary agreements to permit the resumption of information system operations for essential missions and business functions within [Assignment: organization-defined time period] when the primary telecommunications capabilities are unavailable.

supplemental objective information:
None.

enhancements to the base objective:

(1) The organization:
(a) Develops primary and alternate telecommunications service agreements that contain priority-of-service provisions in accordance with the organization’s availability requirements; and
(b) Requests Telecommunications Service Priority for all telecommunications services used for national security emergency preparedness in the event that the primary and/or alternate telecommunications services are provided by a common carrier.

(2) The organization obtains alternate telecommunications services with consideration for reducing the likelihood of sharing a single point of failure with primary telecommunications services.

(3) The organization obtains alternate telecommunications service providers that are separated from primary service providers so as not to be susceptible to the same hazards.

(4) The organization requires primary and alternate telecommunications service providers to have contingency plans.

mapping to FIPS199 baseline:

  LOW: null     MOD: base (1) (2)     HIGH: base (1) (2) (3) (4)  

related (regimented) controls:

CP-02   Contingency Plan

documents referenced in SP800-53rev3 for CP-08:

Document Date Status Title
NIST SP800-13 October, 1995 current   Telecommunications Security Guidelines for Telecommunications Management Network
NIST SP800-34 May, 2010 current   Contingency Planning Guide for Information Technology Systems

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