9  Physical Security and Access Control

PHYSICAL SECURITY IS OFTEN CALLED the most overlooked branch of security. Organizations that are diligent about creating strong passwords and monitoring their firewall and intrusion detection systems aren’t always as thorough with physical facility security. In this chapter, you will discover ways to secure the facilities that house sensitive resources, and how to use biometric technology to verify an individual’s identity.

Chapter 9 Topics

This chapter covers the following topics and concepts:

Image What physical security comprises

How to design a comprehensive physical security plan

What physiological ...

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