4.2 Cabling


Cabling of IT systems covers all cables and passive components (jumper distributors/splice distributors) of networks, from any existing delivery point of an extraneous network (telephone, ISDN) to the terminal points of network subscribers. Active network components (repeater, star coupler, bridge, etc.) are not dealt with in this Chapter.


Threat Scenario

The following threats (T) are assumed as regards IT baseline protection with regard to cabling:

Force Majeure:

Organisational Shortcomings:

Human Failure:

Technical Failure:

Deliberate Acts:

Recommended Countermeasures (S)

For the implementation of IT baseline protection, selection of the required packages of safeguards ("modules") as described in chapters 2.3 and 2.4, is recommended.
In the following, the countermeasure package for "Cabling" is set out:




Contingency Planning:

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