Physical and Infrastructure Security IT
Ramos Santa, Carlos H.
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This article summarizes all of the important aspects to consider when managing physical security and IT infrastructure issues. To include natural disasters, environmental, technical and threats caused by human interaction and errors. There are various physical security precautions and mitigation measures that can be implemented to prevent, minimize, and mitigate IT disasters in any enterprise. These include access control, preparation and simulations for an upcoming natural disaster, recovery and mitigation of security gaps, and accounting for human factor issues that create problems. This article also explains how to react and recover from a physical security infiltration. Implementing technical tools like Unified Threat Management (UTM). To finalize this article described the implementation of a security program; a company must conduct a threat assessment, planning and implementation of the plan to determine the amount of resources you can assign to physical security and resource allocation against different kind of attacks. Key Terms - Cloud Storage, Contingency plan, Disaster recovery plan, Unified Threat Management