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Security+ Training Guide by Todd King

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Operational/Organizational Security

  • 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 ...

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