PE-23: Facility Location

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Control is new to this version of the control set and incorporates the following item from the previous version: PE-18(1): Facility Site.

Control Statement

  1. Plan the location or site of the facility where the system resides considering physical and environmental hazards; and
  2. For existing facilities, consider the physical and environmental hazards in the organizational risk management strategy.

Supplemental Guidance

Physical and environmental hazards include floods, fires, tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, terrorism, vandalism, an electromagnetic pulse, electrical interference, and other forms of incoming electromagnetic radiation. The location of system components within the facility is addressed in PE-18.