Data centers contain a wide variety of electronic equipment that is very sensitive to its operating environment. One of the major risks to this equipment comes in the form of environmental threats, if not operated in an appropriately controlled facility. In this video, learn how data center environmental controls seek to maintain a stable environment friendly to electronic equipment.
- [Instructor] Data centers contain a wide variety…of electronic equipment that is very sensitive…to its operating environment.…One of the major risks to this equipment…comes in the form of environmental threats…if the equipment is not operated…in an appropriately controlled facility.…Data center environmental controls…seek to maintain a stable environment…that's friendly to electronic equipment.…The first environmental characteristic…that data center engineers worry about…is the air temperature.…
Electronic equipment generates a significant amount of heat…and if a data center does not have…appropriate cooling equipment,…the facility can become extremely hot.…Excessive heat can dramatically reduce…the expected life of servers and other electronic equipment…so data center facility managers invest heavily…in maintaining a temperature friendly to that equipment.…This investment requires massive cooling systems…such as the one shown here on a data center roof.…
Conventional wisdom about data center temperatures…has changed over time.…
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- The security triad: confidentiality, integrity, and availability
- Security principles
- Resource security
- Data security
- Security controls
- Assessing security controls
- Security policy
- Physical security
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/18/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover software licensing. In addition, the following topics were updated: integrity, leveraging industry standards, data encryption, security control selection and implementation, audits and assessments, security policy framework, security policy training and procedures, and ethics.
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. The Security Triad
2. Security Principles
3. Resource Security
4. Data Security
5. Data Security Controls
6. Security Controls
Control frameworks3m 55s
7. Assessing Security Controls
8. Security Policy
9. Awareness and Training
10. Physical Security
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