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CISSP Training Kit by David R. Miller

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Chapter summary

  • The primary responsibility of the security professional is to ensure human safety.

  • Facilities can be hardened against the threats by addressing the following issues: location, construction, CPTED, entry and exit access controls, data center placement, emanations protection, lighting and surveillance cameras, and fences. Countermeasures should deter, delay, detect, assess, and respond to threats to the physical environment.

  • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) addresses the use of environmental elements to improve security.

  • Redundant power lines, generators, UPSs, and line conditioners are some of the possible countermeasures to improve the continuity of business in the event of power outages and other power problems. ...

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