Physical security has always taken a back seat for IT professionals. With growing attacks read why Alan Cohen says that it is imperative for the IT pros to focus on physical security on Forbes :
I believe our Founding Fathers knew that the American experiment would be sorely pressed, sorely challenged over time. This foresight exercises our constitutional system of government and our civic leadership. Recently, our society has been vexed by attacks on our core principles. As I see it, civil discourse and freedom of speech are under siege by weaponized, manipulated social media platforms, challenging the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. An additional area is the growing avalanche of mass shootings by assault weapons that taxes the Madisonian-conceived Second Amendment and the valid rights of gun owners.
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