Protect your school’s computer resources with razor wire

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 | security

Any room in a school that contains computer equipment must be protected.  It is an easy target for criminals.  You can never do enough to protect your valuable technology resources.

The roof is a favourite entry point for thieves.  Where possible, select a room with a concrete ceiling (a lower floor of a multi-floor building) to house computer equipment.  If this is not possible, protect the ceiling.

This is how you do it:

An easy and inexpensive way to protect your school's computer equipment

Uncoil rolls of razor wire between the roof and the ceiling of the room where you plan to put technology.

When burglars are intent on coming through the roof to take your precious equipment away, this is an inexpensive way to prevent them from doing so … and you don’t need an expert to install this safety device!

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5 Comments to Protect your school’s computer resources with razor wire

Mark C
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011

A more expensive way, in a particular environment and the correct security response is to put electronic beams in the roof. Response-time of security company is vital as your equipment may be gone in three minutes.

Friday, 26 August, 2011

In Khayelitsha area we experienced loads of burglaries on a weekly basis and incidents occur more than once per school. Laboratories with bricked –up windows, concrete ceilings and strong room doors were thus far the most safeguarded. Only one occurrence of Strong room door burglary ever took place through an insider.
A school can have all the security in the world, but what is also of importance is Risk management planning, especially in high risk areas. This should be a build -in structure of the school management system.

School Risk management team should:

1. identify, characterize, and assess threats
2. assess the vulnerability of critical assets to specific threats
3. determine the risk (i.e. the expected consequences of specific types of attacks on specific assets)
4. identify ways to reduce those risks
5. prioritize risk reduction measures based on a strategy

Canada Goose Outlet
Saturday, 10 September, 2011

I’ve seen progression in every post. Your newer posts are simply wonderful compared to your posts in the past. Keep up the good work!

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French Essay
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012

The tips sounds to be very useful but I bet it can be so messy as well so I guess I have to go with gadgets and proper lighting. Lights keep the evil person away.

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