PS-6: Access Agreements


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The organization:

Code Description
PS-6a. Develops and documents access agreements for organizational information systems;
PS-6b. Reviews and updates the access agreements [Assignment: organization-defined frequency]; and
PS-6c. Ensures that individuals requiring access to organizational information and information systems:
PS-6c.1. Sign appropriate access agreements prior to being granted access; and
PS-6c.2. Re-sign access agreements to maintain access to organizational information systems when access agreements have been updated or [Assignment: organization-defined frequency].

Additional Guidance

Access agreements include, for example, nondisclosure agreements, acceptable use agreements, rules of behavior, and conflict-of-interest agreements. Signed access agreements include an acknowledgement that individuals have read, understand, and agree to abide by the constraints associated with organizational information systems to which access is authorized. Organizations can use electronic signatures to acknowledge access agreements unless specifically prohibited by organizational policy.