IT Security/Operational/Physical Security

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This lesson covers physical security.

Objectives and Skills[edit]

Objectives and skills for the physical security portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Compare and contrast physical security and environmental controls.
  • Environmental controls
    • HVAC
    • Fire suppression
    • EMI shielding
    • Hot and cold aisles
    • Environmental monitoring
    • Temperature and humidity controls
  • Physical security
    • Hardware locks
    • Mantraps
    • Video Surveillance
    • Fencing
    • Proximity readers
    • Access list
    • Proper lighting
    • Signs
    • Guards
    • Barricades
    • Biometrics
    • Protected distribution (cabling)
    • Alarms
    • Motion detection
  • Control types
    • Deterrent
    • Preventive
    • Detective
    • Compensating
    • Technical
    • Administrative

Readings[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

  1. YouTube: HVAC, Temperature, and Humidity Controls - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.7
  2. YouTube: Fire Suppression - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.7
  3. YouTube: EMI Shielding - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.7
  4. YouTube: Hot and Cold Aisles - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.7
  5. YouTube: Environmental Monitoring - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.7
  6. YouTube: Physical Security - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.7
  7. YouTube: Physical Security Control Types - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.7

Activities[edit]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]