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  PE-14: Temperature and Humidity Controls  

base control objective:
The organization:
a. Maintains temperature and humidity levels within the facility where the information system resides at [Assignment: organization-defined acceptable levels]; and
b. Monitors temperature and humidity levels [Assignment: organization-defined frequency].

supplemental objective information:
This control, to include any enhancements specified, may be satisfied by similar requirements fulfilled by another organizational entity other than the information security program. Organizations should avoid duplicating actions already covered.

enhancements to the base objective:

(1) The organization employs automatic temperature and humidity controls in the facility to prevent potentially harmful fluctuations.

(2) The organization employs temperature and humidity monitoring that provides an alarm or notification of changes potentially harmful to personnel or equipment.

mapping to FIPS199 baseline:

  LOW: base     MOD: base     HIGH: base  

related (regimented) controls:

None.

documents referenced in SP800-53rev3 for PE-14:

None.

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