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DEFINITION: Physical security is the protection of personnel, hardware, programs, networks, and data from physical circumstances and events that could cause serious losses or damage to an enterprise, agency, or institution. This includes protection from fire, natural disasters, burglary, theft, vandalism, and terrorism.Physical security is often overlooked (and its importance underestimated) in favor of more technical  … 
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A Pathway to PCI Compliance
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the requirements of the PCI DSS and discusses the identity and access management technologies available to help your organization comply with these regulations in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Posted: 29 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

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4A Best Practices: Identity Management Convergence Strategies
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WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper and learn why security professionals are gravitating to a security solution that combines both physical security and IT. Discover a new approach to identity and access management that utilizes a convergence strategy.
Posted: 21 May 2007 | Published: 16 Jan 2007

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PHYSICAL SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  and dramatic issues such as hacking, viruses, Trojans, and spyware. However, breaches of physical security can be carried out with little or no technical knowledge on the part of an attacker. Moreover, accidents and natural disasters are a part of everyday life, and in the long term, are inevitable.There are three main components to physical security. First, obstacles can be placed in the way of potential attackers and sites can be hardened against accidents and environmental disasters. Such measures can include multiple locks, fencing, walls, fireproof safes, and water sprinklers. Second, surveillance … 
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