Physical security focuses on protecting equipment, people, and buildings that house company resources.
Physical barriers act as deterrents and include
No-man's land— A wide expanse of clear, flat land that allows for easy view of anyone approaching the facility.
Fences— Fences can be made of a wide variety of materials, but they are all meant to do one thing: stop unwanted entry through nondesignated areas.
Water/Moat— Useful as both a physical barrier and an eye-pleasing addition to the landscape, it is very effective at stopping entry by vehicle.
External lighting/cameras— Lighting and cameras let would-be thieves know you are serious about security.
External motion sensors— These devices can see and hear ...