Controlled Access Area

Controlled Access Area definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The complete building or facility area under direct physical control within which unauthorized persons are denied unrestricted access and are either escorted by authorized personnel or are under continuous physical or electronic surveillance.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NSTISSI No. 7003)

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary