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Eleventh Hour Security+ by Ido Dubrawsky

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Fire suppression

Fire is a major risk in any environment that contains a lot of electrical equipment, so fire suppression systems must be put in place to protect servers and other equipment. Because problems with moisture and flooding can damage or destroy equipment, water sprinklers are not an option in server rooms or other areas storing devices. Other problems may occur if the fire suppression system releases foam that damages equipment, creates significant smoke when putting out a fire, or causes other potential problems that can result in collateral damage.

Halon is a fire suppressant often found in older facilities. When a fire occurred, this chemical would be dumped into the room at high pressure, removing necessary elements needed to ...

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