Physical Security, Safety Procedures, and Access Control

Cybersecurity    |    Beginner
  • 18 Videos | 47m 20s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
Physical security measures can help organizations protect personnel, hardware, software, and data from physical actions and events that could result in unauthorized or unwanted disclosure or theft of property. In this course, you'll learn how defense-in-depth solutions can provide multiple layers of security as well as the various types of physical security controls. Explore the importance of surge protectors, uninterrupted power supplies (UPS), and power generators, and discover how device security concerns should encompass all company-owned equipment. Discover why non-disclosure agreements (NDA) should be used in locations where proprietary information may be accessible to employees, vendors, or visitors, and explore how background checks should be an essential part of security management. Lastly, explore the importance of ensuring the correct level of security access levels. This course was originally created by Global Knowledge (GK).

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    discuss what physical security should mean to individuals and organizations
    describe how physical security can defend you against physical attacks
    provide an overview of defense in depth solutions and describe how they can provide multiple layers of security
    provide an overview of the various types of physical security controls
    discuss how environmental factors can affect the availability leg of the CIA triad
    describe the importance of surge protectors, uninterrupted power supplies (UPS), and power generators
    discuss how to determine if your electrical devices at home are protected
    describe how device security concerns should encompass all company-owned equipment
  • recognize the importance of prioritizing human life and safety
    discuss the importance of implementing and practicing safety procedures
    use non-disclosure agreements (NDA) in locations where proprietary information may be accessible to employees, vendors or visitors
    describe why background checks should be an essential part of security management
    recognize the importance of ensuring the correct level of security access levels
    describe why there may be liabilities with gathering and retaining unnecessary personal information
    discuss how personnel access control is handled using keys, smart cards, and biometrics
    determine whether or not an organization has specific policies in place to ensure physical control
    recognize how equipment tracking is an important aspect of physical security

IN THIS COURSE

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