Basic Physical Security Training

Computer security in the 21st century isn’t solely about password hygiene and phishing attacks. It must also include physical security training to guide employees on how to maintain a secure physical location and computing resources.  This video discusses the importance of using a password-protected screen saver, locking your computer when away, not writing passwords down, full disk encryption, social engineering attacks including pre-texting and dressing up as a utility worker, or dropping USB sticks around the company elevator or parking lot.  Finally, this speaker reinforces the importance of protecting printouts and shredding papers to avoid compromise from dumpster diving where hackers root through your dumpsters for sensitive data on printed papers..
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