Physical security threats / control mechanisms
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... Security Threats Control Mechanisms What are the major categories of physical security threats? Physical security threats are found in the following categories. Weather: Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, snow, ice, cold, heat and humidity like factors also impact the operational capabilities of a system. These natural forces may cause the structural damages, communication issues, personal hazards and utilities through flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes and heat (Luber, 2008). Chemical/Fire: Threats from fire or chemicals are potentially lethal and devastating (Security Procedures, 2008). Paper stored in close proximity of computers becomes the cause of inflammability of fire. When computers and other...