Physical Security Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

physical security

Term Source: JP 6-0 (Joint Communications System) ?

1.) That part of security concerned with physical measures designed to safeguard personnel; to prevent unauthorized access to equipment, installations, material, and documents; and to safeguard them against espionage, sabotage, damage, and theft.

2.) In communications security, the component that results from all physical measures necessary to safeguard classified equipment, material, and documents from access thereto or observation thereof by unauthorized persons.

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In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: communications

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 6-0: Joint Communications System, updated June 2010 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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