Understanding Security Fundamentals

In this chapter we will look at a number of security fundamentals, some of these will be expanded upon in later chapters. For the exam you will need to know all of the information in this book as the exam is fairly tricky. 

We will cover the following exam objectives in this chapter:

  • Explaining the importance of physical security controls: Lighting—signs—fencing/gate/cage—security guards—alarms—safe—secure cabinets/enclosures—protected distribution/protected cabling—Airgap—Mantrap—Faraday cage—lock types—Biometrics—Barricades/bollards—tokens/cards—environmental controls—HVAC—hot and cold aisles—fire suppression—cable locks—screen filters—cameras—motion detection—logs—infrared detection—key management

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