13.9: Deploy Port-Level Access Control

CSF v1.1 References:

PF v1.0 References:


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Incorporates the following controls from the previous version of the control set: 1.7: Deploy Port Level Access Control, 1.8: Utilize Client Certificates to Authenticate Hardware Assets.

Control Statement

Deploy port-level access control. Port-level access control utilizes 802.1x, or similar network access control protocols, such as certificates, and may incorporate user and/or device authentication.

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