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Chapter 10, End of Chapter, Review Questions, Exercise 1
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Briefly explain the difference between physical and logical security.


Logical SecurityPhysical Security
Discourage access of user by implementing passwords, biometric and smart cardsProtech the building with fences, alarms, CCTV cameras, and security guards from thieves.
Contain firewalls, anti-virus, and anti-spyware for security check.Consists of physical training, surveillance, and manpower.

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Logical security protects computer systems from being accessed by hackers and outsiders while physical security protects the site or the building and everything located within from thieves.  

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