SC-51: Hardware-based Protection

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Baselines:

  • Low

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  • Moderate

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  • High

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  • Privacy

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Control is new to this version of the control set and incorporates the following item from the previous version: SC-34(3): Hardware-Based Protection.

Control Statement

  1. Employ hardware-based, write-protect for [Assignment: organization-defined system firmware components]; and
  2. Implement specific procedures for [Assignment: organization-defined authorized individuals] to manually disable hardware write-protect for firmware modifications and re-enable the write-protect prior to returning to operational mode.

Supplemental Guidance

None.