4.3.3 Data media archives


Data media archives serve keep all types of data media. Within the framework to of IT baseline protection, no additional fire protection requirements are laid down for an archives room. Fire protection can, according to the needs of the IT operator, be ensured by means of the containers housing the data media.

When using central data media archives and data backup archives it is advisable to install protective cabinets (c.f. Chapter 4.4) to increase the protection against fire and unauthorised access.

Threat Scenario

The following threats (T) are assumed as regards IT baseline protection of data media archives:

Force Majeure:

Organisational Shortcomings:

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 safeguard group "Data Media Archives" is set out:



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