Raising the Bar
Iain Entwistle reports on how a layered approach to physical security can help to make buildings more secure
Protecting buildings from physical attack poses unique challenges because they are required to withstand threats ranging from vehicles driven at speed into perimeter defences, to lone criminals using tools to force their way through a building’s façade entrance. At the same time, any physical barrier needs to allow the free, unencumbered passage of legitimate building users, while retaining architectural appeal.
Clearly, physical security is required primarily to prevent and deter the entry of unauthorised personnel. Items . . .