Description

The university maintains and monitors temperature and humidity levels within information resource facilities

Applicability

  • This Control applies to facilities that house information systems (e.g. data centers, server rooms or closets) considered mission critical and which require a higher level of security due to the nature of one of the following: ● type of equipment ● type of data the equipment stores. Responsibility for ensuring physical security to information resources may be part of the job function for departmental staff who may include, but not be limited to, information technology staff, information resource custodians, facility coordinators, supervisors, managers and others.

Implementation

  • 1

    The Unit Head or designee is responsible for ensuring a secure environment for unit information resource facilities. Those responsibilities include:

    • 1.1

      Monitoring temperature and humidity within the information resource facility; and

    • 1.2

      Maintaining temperature and humidity at acceptable levels within the information resource facility.