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CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Third Edition by Chuck Cothren, Roger Davis, Dwayne Williams, Gregory White, Wm. Arthur Conklin

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Physical Security is required to maintain the security of information systems. Any person with malicious intent who gains physical access to a computer system can cause significant damage. If a person can gain physical access, almost no information security safeguard can truly protect valuable information.

You have seen how access controls can provide legitimate access while denying intruders. However, you have also seen how these systems are increasingly computerand network-based, which can cause a separate path of attack to be generated. Physical access can be compromised through the use of information systems. As the tendency to use the IP network increases for every device in the organization, more and more interlinked systems ...

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