Physical Security

  • John M. D. Hunter
Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)

Abstract

The purpose of physical security is to separate people who are not authorised to access certain sensitive objects from those objects. In general, this is achieved by a combination of hiding the whereabouts of the sensitive objects and then enclosing the objects in a protective container so as to make it difficult to gain access to the objects even if their whereabouts is known.

Keywords

Defend 

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© Springer-Verlag London 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. D. Hunter
    • 1
  1. 1.CISM GroupCranfield University, RMCSShrivenham, SwindonUK

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