Controlling environmental factors enables you to create a safe computing space. This video looks at options for dealing with physical debris, such as old printer cartridges, and temperature and humidity controls. Mike describes proper ventilation, electrical safety, and much more.
- We spend so much time talking … about configuring our firewalls … and installing a good operating system … and making sure our hard drives work … and double-checking our network connections, … that we forget something really, really important … and that is the environment up which … your computers and your networks operate. … Now when I'm talking about the environment … I'm talking about the room temperatures … and how much dust there is and the quality … of electricity and all that type of stuff. … And I'm going to dump this all into this one episode … that I'm calling Environmental Controls. … So the first rule I want to talk about, … when it comes to environmental controls … is make sure that your compliant with your local government … or federal government's regulations. … There's going to be all kinds of regulations in terms of … what are proper temperatures you can work at, … what are acceptable humidities, things like that. … Here in the United States, we live heavily on OSHA …
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CompTIA A+ is the leading entry-level, vendor-neutral certification for IT professionals. CompTIA A+ (220-1002): Cert Prep is a comprehensive 8-part series designed to help you prepare and pass the A+ Core 2 (220-1002) exam. This course—the final installment in the series—helps you study for exam objectives related to securing computers and staying organized. Learn how to deal with digital threat and physical security and set up secure password and authentication policies. Explore how to minimize problems and recover from issues with solid change management, backup, and data destruction procedures. CompTIA expert Mike Meyers also explains the foundations of a good incident response program.
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