Physical controls are controls that you can touch, for examples:
- Cable locks: These are attached for laptops to secure them so that nobody can steal them.
- Laptop safe: Laptops and tablets are expensive, but the data they hold could be priceless, therefore there are safes for the storage of laptops and tablets.
- Biometric locks: Biometrics are unique to each person; examples would be their fingerprint, voice, iris scanner, and facial recognition.
- Fences/gates: The first line of defense should be a perimeter fence as the openness of many sites renders them highly vulnerable to intruders. The access to the site can be controlled by using a gate either manned by a security guard or with a proximity reader. A timber fence does ...