Chapter 14

Physical Security


14.01     Monitoring, alarms, and sensors

14.02     Door locking mechanisms

14.03     Computing equipment and environmental factors

14.04     Secure storage media disposal


Security breaches can be perpetrated remotely across a network or physically on the premises. The effects of physical security, such as barricades, locks, and guards, must not be underestimated.

Many security breaches today are the result of poor physical security, including sensitive data stored on unencrypted storage media and the unsecure disposal of decommissioned computer equipment.

1.   What can be done to protect switches and routers from physical security vulnerabilities? (Choose two.)

A.   Use a cable ...

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