Ensuring the availability and reliability of mission critical systems and applications are ubiquitous across all organizations large or small. Challenges posed by increased power requirements, tight capital markets and compliance environments are requiring more and more resources to support mission critical systems and applications. Exceptional physical security provides the infrastructure, operations, and support to meet today’s challenges.
This presentation will showcase the physical security features of a best in class, Tier III data center and the skills required to maintain a secure facility. Additionally it will highlight what compliance is and how to protect confidentiality, integrity and availability, and how physical security relates to business continuity/disaster recovery. Also covered will be the need for InfoSec skills for all staff – not just the security team.
- What 'Physical Security' includes
- Skills required to maintain a secure facility
- Physical Security related to compliance, availability, business continuity and DR
About Kenneth G. Hartman
Kenneth G. Hartman is the Security Architect for OneNeck® IT Solutions, a TDS® Company. As a member of the Product Strategy Team, Ken refines security controls, architects security solutions, and provides subject matter support. For the previous decade he helped to build a start-up company called Visonex into a profitable, nationwide dialysis-specific electronic medical record using a software-as-aservice (SaaS) business model. Ken was responsible for all aspects of assuring service (SaaS) business model. Ken was responsible for all aspects of assuring the security and privacy of both the internal IT systems and the company’s SaaS offerings. Prior to Visonex, Ken worked as a corporate Electrical Systems Manager for Kraft Foods where he helped to secure the plant floor automation systems. Ken holds a BS Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and has earned the CISSP, GIAC, GCIH and GSEC security certifications. On the side, Ken teaches information security courses as a mentor for the SANS Institute.