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Physical Security Strategy and Process Playbook

When creating a new security function, entering a new role, or reviewing an existing program to identify gaps, having a reliable reference guide on physical security measures can save valuable time and trouble. The Physical Security Strategy and Process Playbook concisely and comprehensively lays out the requirements of physical security management as a critical part of sound business management.

We're offering an excerpt from Chapter 3, Security Performance Guidelines and Options, as a free download to newsletter subscribers (download the document at the end of this web page).

The book, compiled and edited by John Kingsley-Hefty, includes an explanation of basic physical security concepts; a description of the probable security risks for more than 40 functional areas in business; security performance guidelines along with a variety of supporting mitigation strategies; performance specifications for each of the recommended mitigation strategies; guidance on selecting, implementing, and evaluating a security system; and lists of available physical security resources.

The chapter includes planning considerations, suggested minimum security requirements, and recommended enhancements for a variety of functional areas including

  • Building services
  • Access control for functional business sites
  • Access control for undeveloped land
  • Entrances and exits
  • Chemical security
  • Data storage

If you register for our Sharing Is Caring series, in which we share one of our SEC paid-for resources per month at no cost, you can receive an e-copy of this book. There are 12 resources in the series. This book is the July resource, so register by July 15, 2021 in order to receive it. Each Sharing Is Caring resource includes notes on how to use it to increase the value of security. Click here to register for Sharing is Caring

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