Unit 2 6.5 Physical Protection (Keypads (Cons ( -Need to be able to…
Unit 2 6.5 Physical Protection
-The more numbers the harder it will be to work out
-Need to be able to remember the code other you can't get access
-Can be hacked in order the code
-Easy way to lock a door
-Can get specialist keys that can’t be copied
-If the key is lost without a copy the lock/door has to be broken
-Can worn out over time
-Can be broken open by force
-Best security that can be provided
-Only selected staff can enter, only way to enter would involve someone acquiring they biometrics by force
-Could endanger staff if someone was trying to get their biometrics
Placing computers above known flood levels
Placing machinery on a second floor would be recommended especially in areas that are prone to flooding (near coasts and beaches).
Backup systems in other locations
Does not stop data from being stolen but provides a hidden backup, meaning information after backup is lost
A form of protection is using humans as they can physically stop someone who is trying to enter a restricted area.
Shredding old paper based on records
If data is print out onto paper and is not longer needed it should be shredded and not just recycled as there are still changes that data is stolen.