e need to talk about the importance of physical security at data centers. The triumvirate of “bulletproof” security — “something you know, something you have and something you are” — isn’t complete without it. Data is probably the most valuable commodity on earth right now, which means data centers are especially vulnerable potential points of failure when it comes to cyber crimes like data theft.
So the question is: How can data centers keep themselves, and the data they contain, secure — even after they’ve covered the digital aspects of security? Here are some of the most important tenets of physical data center security.