Access Control for Information and Information Systems
a. This Departmental Regulation (DR) establishes the logical access control policy of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA or “Department”) for meeting the applicable laws, regulations, and standards of the Federal Government.
b. This policy establishes the access controls that agencies and staff offices shall implement and comply with to ensure the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of USDA information and information technology (IT) resources.
c. This DR documents USDA responsibility to comply with federal requirements to establish, implement, and support access control policies to manage risk to USDA systems.