CHAPTER 11

Physical Penetration Testing

In this chapter, you will

•   Learn about physical device security

•   Define various types of physical security attacks towards facilities

•   Uncover bypass techniques for common locking mechanisms

•   Identify different kinds of alarms and early warning systems

Up to this point, we have discussed how you can exploit and gain access to a target remotely using various tools, techniques, and methodologies. However, physical security measures are just as important, as they are designed to protect personnel and property from harm. Strong passwords, firewalls, and network intrusion detection systems are defenseless when an attacker can gain physical control of a network device. Organizations that use multiple ...

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