18.0 – Physical Security

18.0	– Physical Security
Well, most people think about bars, locks, alarms and uniformed guards when they think about security. While these countermeasures are by no means the only protections that require being measured when trying to protect an information system, they are definitely the logical place to start. Physical security is an important part of any security plan and is essential to all security efforts. Without IT physical security, information security, network security and user access security are much more tough, if not impossible, to begin. Physical security refers to the protection of equipment and building sites from vandalism, theft, natural disaster, accidental damage, and…
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