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Breaking into Information Security by Chris Liu, Anthony J. Stieber, Josh More

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Chapter 2.e

Tier 2—Lateral: Physical Security

Abstract

The areas of physical and information security, once clearly distinct, have now reached such a level of overlap that there are roles in which knowledge of both areas is important. Though the focus of individuals tends towards one or the other, experience in both areas is valuable for roles such as penetration testing and security assessment.

Keywords

information security
careers
physical security
military
police
locksmith

Introduction—How This Applies

Traditionally, physical security and information security were completely isolated roles with no interaction. As the tools used for physical security increasingly involve a technological component, and the assets protected by information systems ...

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