PE — PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
PE-10: EMERGENCY SHUTOFF
ICS Control Baselines:
- a. Provides the capability of shutting off power to the information system or individual system components in emergency situations;
- b. Places emergency shutoff switches or devices in [Assignment: organization-defined location by information system or system component] to facilitate safe and easy access for personnel; and
- c. Protects emergency power shutoff capability from unauthorized activation.
This control applies primarily to facilities containing concentrations of information system resources including, for example, data centers, server rooms, and mainframe computer rooms.
ICS SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDANCE
It may not be possible or advisable to shutoff power to some ICS. Example compensating controls include fail in known state and emergency procedures.
RELATED CONTROLS: PE-10
PE-10 (1) EMERGENCY SHUTOFF | ACCIDENTAL / UNAUTHORIZED ACTIVATION
NOT SELECTED FOR THE NIST ISC CONTROL SET
[Withdrawn: Incorporated into PE-10]. (See above.)
Supplemental Guidance: NONE
- NIST Special Publication 800-82 | GUIDE TO INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS (ICS) SECURITY