Physical Security

Most information security professionals find the domain of physical security to be one of their hardest areas. This course outlines the concepts of physical security and will help you understand physical security requirements and implementation.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 6, 2018
Duration
1h 19m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 6, 2018
Duration
1h 19m
Description

Physical Security is an area that is relatively unknown to most information security professionals, and yet it is one of the most important elements of an effective and complete information security program. In this course, Physical Security, you will gain an understanding of how a breach in physical security may lead to the breach of information and systems despite the effectiveness of other technical controls. First, you will learn the principles of physical security and how to protect systems and data. Then, you will examine environmental controls and learn the threats to physical security systems. Finally, you will discover how to integrate physical security controls into information security frameworks. By the end of this course, you'll be comfortable with your knowledge of physical and environmental security.

About the author
About the author

Kevin Henry is a passionate mentor and educator in the fields of information security and audit. Mixing experience with knowledge, Kevin delivers effective training programs for companies and individuals worldwide. A frequent speaker at prestigious conferences, Kevin is known for a clear understandable manner of imparting practical information and explaining difficult topics.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Kevin Henry, information security consultant and educator and holder of several certifications in information security management, for example, the CISSP, CISM, and CISA. I look forward to sharing knowledge and experiences with you. Welcome to my exciting course on the importance of physical and environmental security, especially as it affects the protection of information and information systems. This course will help you gain an understanding of how physical and environmental security is integrated into information systems security. We'll take a look at physical security and defense in depth, environmental controls and systems, integration of physical security, and information protection. By the end of this course, you'll be comfortable with your level of knowledge in the area of physical and environmental security. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn both physical and environmental security and how this course can help you in your role and career, through this course at Pluralsight.