SC-34(1): No Writable Storage


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Control Statement

The organization employs [Assignment: organization-defined information system components] with no writeable storage that is persistent across component restart or power on/off.

Supplemental Guidance

This control enhancement: (i) eliminates the possibility of malicious code insertion via persistent, writeable storage within the designated information system components; and (ii) applies to both fixed and removable storage, with the latter being addressed directly or as specific restrictions imposed through access controls for mobile devices.