Traditionally, physical security has remained completely segregated from the IT world, but as technology continues to displace paper and manual processes, physical security is increasingly becoming more IT centric. The IT and physical security worlds are quickly converging, and the proactive IT manager would be wise to embrace this convergence. The goal of this chapter is to address everyday physical security topics, concepts, and practices as they relate to the day-to-day security practitioner with a network security background.
Classification of Assets
Classification of assets is the process of identifying physical assets and assigning criticality and value to them in order to develop concise controls ...