1.8: Utilize Client Certificates to Authenticate Hardware Assets

CSF v1.1 References:

PF v1.0 References:

Threats Addressed:


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The next version of the control set incorporates all or part of this control into: 13.9: Deploy Port-Level Access Control.

Control Statement

Use client certificates to authenticate hardware assets connecting to the organization’s trusted network.

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