Physical Security - Our Shared Responsibility




Physical Security – Our Shared Responsibility


  • Monitor and control who is entering your workplace: current employees, former employees, commercial delivery, and service personnel.
  • Check for identification and ask individuals to identify the purpose of their visit to your workplace.
  • Report broken doors, windows, and locks to your organization’s or building’s security personnel as soon as possible.
  • Always enable the automatic screen locking function when you are away from your work area. Back up or copy sensitive and critical information and databases.

  • Store, lock, and inventory your organization’s keys, access cards, uniforms, badges, and vehicles.
  • Monitor and report suspicious activity in or near your facility’s entry/exit points, loading docks, parking areas, garages, and immediate vicinity.
  • Report suspicious packages to your local police. DO NOT OPEN or TOUCH!
  • Shred or destroy all documents that contain sensitive personal or organizational information that is no longer needed.
  • Keep an inventory of your most critical equipment, hardware, and software. Store and lock your personal items such as wallets, purses, and identification when not in use.

The Internet is a shared resource and securing it is Our Shared Responsibility. Our Shared Responsibility is the theme for National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016. - Visit:

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