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Physical Security and the Protection of Classified Materials

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  • RRemote Classroom
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Session Schedule Location Tuition Status
Mar 29 - Mar 30, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $699 O
Jun 28 - Jun 29, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $699 O
Sep 27 - Sep 28, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $699 O
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Course overview

Physical security describes measures that prevent or deter attackers from accessing a facility, resource, or information stored on physical media, and it includes guidance for how to design structures to resist various hostile acts. Gain an introduction to the discipline of physical security as it relates to the protection of personnel, assets, and sensitive and classified materials and information. This is a fundamentals course addressing physical security challenges as well as suggested countermeasures for each challenge. The course is a combination of instructor briefings, video presentations, group discussions, and practical exercises.Upon completion, be able to conduct a physical security survey of your facility and identify vulnerabilities in its physical security program. Learn to design a new facility using crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) concepts that deter evildoers intent on engaging in criminal activities directed at the controlled facility. Gain an appreciationfor the emerging technologies that are useful in current and future physical security programs. Finally, gain insight into ways to inure your facility against the myriad threats present in the operational world.

Who should attend?

People who work in classified environments and are responsible for the physical security of, or who want to learn about physical security measures supporting, classified work environments. Attendees must be U.S. citizens.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the myriad threats to information, people, and resources
  • Learn the technical aspects and principles of physical security
  • Know the importance of building a system-of-systems for protecting a controlled facility
  • Learn about emerging biometric technologies that have utility for physical security purposes
  • Understand the convergence of IT security and physical security
  • Know the advantages and disadvantages of security guards

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