Physical Security

Physical security involves figuring out the potential physical threats to devices and then devising ways to prevent them from affecting network operations. Although it is difficult to provide a comprehensive list of measures to take to ensure this kind of security, the following sections address some important issues to consider when locating a network.

Redundant Locations

Although this might be overkill for some networks, for networks with rigorous security measures, it is often necessary to have a backup or redundant network in a physical location that is completely separate from the primary network. This can also take the shape of splitting up the load on the primary system and routing some of the services to a secondary ...

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