Chapter 11. Physical (Environmental) Security

This chapter covers the following topics:

Geographical threats: Covers threats related to geography, including internal, external, natural, man-made, system, and politically motivated.

Site and facility design: Describes defense models and concepts related to a secure site or facility such as Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED), layered defense models, physical security plans, and facility selection issues.

Perimeter security: Discusses the protection of the facility perimeter including gates, fences, perimeter intrusion protection, lighting, patrol forces, and perimeter access control.

Building and internal security: Surveys important issues inside the facility such as doors, ...

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