• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Digital data assets are processed and stored on physical equipment housed in buildings. In this course, Implementing Physical Security, you'll become equipped with the necessary skills needed to ensure the security and availability of IT systems. First, you'll delve into how workplace policies have an impact on security. Next, you'll explore effective methods of securing a physical facility. Finally, you'll learn how important proper HVAC planning is for server rooms and data centers. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge needed to apply effective physical and workplace security controls to an organization. Software required: EXO5, Windows Server 2016.

Learning Objectives

  • Identifying Workplace Security Issues
  • Implementing Physical Security Controls
  • Implementing Environmental Security Controls

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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