• Requirement

    Employ guards to control [Assignment: organization-defined physical access points] to the facility where the system resides 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

  • Discussion

    Employing guards at selected physical access points to the facility provides a more rapid response capability for organizations. Guards also provide the opportunity for human surveillance in areas of the facility not covered by video surveillance.

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  • Title

    Physical Access Control | Continuous Guards
  • Family

    Physical and Environmental Protection
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Related NIST 800-53 ID


    NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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