Identifying security controls

There are a wide variety of different security controls that are used to mitigate the risk of being attacked; the three main security controls are technical, administrator, and physical. In this section, we are going to look at these in more detail; you need to be familiar with each of these controls and when each of them should be applied. Let's start by looking at the three main controls.

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