Apply your Knowledge

Exercises

6.1 Complete a Physical Security Review Checklist

The purpose of this exercise is to get you thinking about the factors involved in reviewing physical security issues. This checklist is a good basis for a physical security review, but should in no way be considered exhaustive.

Estimated Time: 30 minutes.

In your computing environment, complete the following checklist concerning the physical security of the facility. If you do not have access to a computing environment, you can use a public library, university, or other public area that contains computers.

1.
How are the premises protected against external intruders (guards, cameras, fences, secure parking area)?
2.
How is the building protected (security doors, ...

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