Facility controls include
Lighting—. For lighting used to discourage crime, the NIST standard states that the area should be illuminated at 2 feet wide by 8 feet high.
Fencing—. A height of 8 feet with three strands of barb wire will stop a determined intruder.
Perimeter controls include gates, guards, CCTV, turnstiles, mantraps, and alarms.
Locks can be either:
Cipher locks—. Programmable
Preset locks—. Used on doors
Device locks—. Used to prevent the theft of equipment
Facility management requires review of the facility:
Proper construction and design should give attention to walls, doors, ceilings, windows, flooring, HVAC, and fire detection and suppression.
The load of the building should be reviewed ...