The university provides properly functioning and easily accessible master shutoff or isolation valves to protect the information resource facility from water damage or leakage.


  • This Control applies to facilities that house information resources (e.g. data centers, server rooms or closets) considered high or moderate impact 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.


  • 1

    The Unit Head or designee responsible for for unit information resource facilities shall::

    • 1.1

      Deploy and maintain master shutoff valves to protect information resources systems from water damage; and

    • 1.2

      Ensure the valves are easily accessible, functioning properly, and known to key personnel.