Chapter 10

Social Engineering and Other Foes

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA SECURITY+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

images 2.7 Compare and contrast physical security and environmental controls.

  • Environmental controls: HVAC; Fire suppression; EMI shielding; Hot and cold aisles; Environmental monitoring; Temperature and humidity controls
  • Physical security: Hardware locks; Mantraps; Video surveillance; Fencing; Proximity readers; Access list; Proper lighting; Signs; Guards; Barricades; Biometrics; Protected distribution (cabling); Alarms; Motion detection
  • Control types: Deterrent; Preventive; Detective; Compensating; Technical; Administrative

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