One aspect of physical security that is often overlooked is that of the wiring closet. Although frequently disregarded as a risk, the wiring closet can be an access point to critical information on the network and poses a security threat. Protect the enterprise's wiring closets and conduct weekly inspections to ensure network security and reliability.
This checklist will cover the following factors that may affect the security and reliability of the wiring closet:
- Physical Considerations.
- Access Control.
- Surrounding Environment.
Use this checklist to track wiring closet inspections and ensure that wiring closets are secure.