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  PE-07: Visitor Control  

base control objective:
The organization controls physical access to the information system by authenticating visitors before authorizing access to the facility where the information system resides other than areas designated as publicly accessible.

supplemental objective information:
Individuals (to include organizational employees, contract personnel, and others) with permanent authorization credentials for the facility are not considered visitors.

enhancements to the base objective:

(1) The organization escorts visitors and monitors visitor activity, when required.

(2) The organization requires two forms of identification for visitor access to the facility.

mapping to FIPS199 baseline:

  LOW: base     MOD: base (1)     HIGH: base (1)  

related (regimented) controls:

None.

documents referenced in SP800-53rev3 for PE-07:

Document Date Status Title
FIPS 201-1 March, 2006 current   Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors
NIST SP800-79 June, 2008 current   Guidelines for the Certification and Accreditation of PIV Card Issuing Organizations

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