Subset of a site’s physical, geographic, or logical group of assets.

  • NOTE: An area may contain manufacturing lines, process cells, and production units. Areas may be connected to each other by a site local area network and may contain systems related to the operations performed in that area.

Source: ANSI/ISA–99.00.01–2007, Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems, Part 1: Terminology, Concepts, and Models, 29 October 2007. National Standard


‘Area’ means the sea-bed and ocean floor and subsoil thereof, beyond the limits of national jurisdiction

Source: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 1982, Legislation 

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