CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Q88

During a check of the security control measures of the company network assets, a network administrator is explaining the difference between the security controls at the company. Which of the following would be identified as physical security controls? (Select THREE).

B. Passwords
C. Man traps
D. Biometrics
E. Cipher locks

Correct Answer: C,D,E
Section: Network security

Physical security is the protection of personnel, hardware, programs, networks, and data from physical circumstances and events that could cause serious losses or damage to an enterprise, agency, or institution. This includes protection from fire, natural disasters, burglary, theft, vandalism, and terrorism.
C: A mantrap is a mechanical physical security devices for catching poachers and trespassers. They have taken many forms, the most usual being like a large foothold trap, the steel springs being armed with teeth which met in the victim’s leg.
D: Biometric authentication is a type of system that relies on the unique biological characteristics of individuals to verify identity for secure access to electronic systems. Biometric authentication is a physical security device.
E: Cipher locks are used to control access to areas such as airport control towers, computer rooms, corporate offices, embassies, areas within financial institutions, research and development laboratories, and storage areas holding weapons, controlled substances, etc. Cipher locks are physical security devices.