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Security Science by David J Brooks, Clifton Smith

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Chapter 5

Physical Security

Objectives

• Realize the need for physical security for the protection of assets.

• Understand the security principle of defense-in-depth for the protection of assets.

• Know the functions of barriers in a defense-in-depth approach to physical security.

• Understand the concepts involved in crime prevention through an environmental design approach to the effective use of the built environment.

• Be able to apply the routine activity theory to the protection of assets through defense-in-depth and crime prevention through an environmental design.

• Be aware of the modes of attack for the penetration of a perimeter and internal barriers to gain unauthorized access.

• Know the methodology for assessing glazing barriers against ...

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