5.1 Recognize and report on physical security issues
Limit access to server room and backup tapes
Ensure physical locks exist on doors
Establish anti-theft devices for hardware (lock server racks)
All right, now it’s time to discuss the other often-neglected portion of server installations: making sure that your server is physically secure. You also need to be aware that removable media are vulnerable, and ensure such media are secured as well.
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