CHAPTER 7: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AND PHYSICAL SECURITY

Organizations across all industries and types need controlled environments that have specific conditions in order to properly operate and achieve their strategic goals. Such environments are contained and provided within specific facilities that have a unique and complex integration and interaction of logical, or intangible, environments and arrangements with physical, or tangible, ones. In this chapter, we will specifically discuss the issues related to the physical and tangible parts and the aspects related to facilities.

Being used interchangeably, facilities, premises, locations, and buildings are all at the heart of this subject. With regard to BCM, facilities are critical to the organization ...

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