PE-14: Temperature And Humidity Controls

CSF v1.1 References:


  • Low
    • PE-14
  • Moderate
    • PE-14
  • High
    • PE-14

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Control Statement

The organization:

  1. Maintains temperature and humidity levels within the facility where the information system resides at [Assignment: organization-defined acceptable levels]; and
  2. Monitors temperature and humidity levels [Assignment: organization-defined frequency].

Supplemental Guidance

This control applies primarily to facilities containing concentrations of information system resources, for example, data centers, server rooms, and mainframe computer rooms.

Control Enhancements

PE-14(1): Automatic Controls


(Not part of any baseline)

The organization employs automatic temperature and humidity controls in the facility to prevent fluctuations potentially harmful to the information system.

PE-14(2): Monitoring With Alarms / Notifications


(Not part of any baseline)

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