Mediating the Great Divorce

The Convergence of Physical and Logical Security

Information in this chapter

• The CISSP Physical Security Domains

• Environmental Security

• The Silos of Security

• Two-Factor Authentication

• Converging the Great Physical Divide

• Physical Device Security (Cryptography)

• Proximity-Based Access Control


The convergence of physical and logical security has long been a great debate within the security community. When we step back and take a deep look across the entire IT security landscape and various IT security certifications such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), we see that physical security, is quite important. When we think about physical security, the things that ...

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