• Requirement

    Control physical access to output from [Assignment: organization-defined output devices] to prevent unauthorized individuals from obtaining the output.

  • Discussion

    Controlling physical access to output devices includes placing output devices in locked rooms or other secured areas with keypad or card reader access controls and allowing access to authorized individuals only, placing output devices in locations that can be monitored by personnel, installing monitor or screen filters, and using headphones. Examples of output devices include monitors, printers, scanners, audio devices, facsimile machines, and copiers.

More Info

  • Title

    Access Control for Output Devices
  • Family

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

    • Moderate
    • High
  • Related NIST 800-53 ID


NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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