Physical Security

Understand the basic security concepts and usage of physical security.

As illustrated by the previous “In the Field” section, physical security is as important, if not more so, than information security. Given enough time, energy, and intellect, physical access can overcome all other security measures.


When working through this particular section, concentrate on the fire suppression systems and environment section because they are common elements for almost all networks.

Understanding and implementing physical security involves understanding a different set of vulnerabilities and threats. Computer security highlights issues with attackers gaining access to systems through software or hardware mechanisms and attacking ...

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