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Physical security

Physical security is designed to keep unauthorized personnel from having physical access to facilities and equipment. Learn more about physical security risks and how to mitigate them.

    Syllabus

  • Physical security lab Video — 00:02:54
    • A full IT security audit always includes physical security. In this episode, physical security considerations are presented.

  • Environmental controls Video — 00:05:23
    • Computing equipment must be kept at the correct temperature and humidity levels to function efficiently. This episode covers air flow management using hot and cold aisles as well as environmental monitoring.

  • Physical security Video — 00:09:52
    • This episode covers physical security controls such as door lock types and bollards, as well as encryption of data at rest.

  • Ask me anything Video — 00:02:42
    • Some physical security controls protect physical property which includes hardware IT devices. In this episode, IP cameras and CCTV are discussed.

  • Exam question review Video — 00:02:25
    • IT systems are greatly affected by physical security. This episode presents a scenario in which only some security controls effectively mitigate a security problem.

  • Keylogger demo Video — 00:04:44
    • Limited access to network computers can prevent malicious actors from installing components such as hardware keyloggers, which can capture all user keystrokes and make them available to an attacker over a Wi-Fi network.

  • Physical security overview Video — 00:00:58
    • Physical security matters because all digital IT systems and data rely upon physical equipment somewhere.

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