17 Sep Practice Test Question – Security Controls
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Paul is helping to develop the security controls for a new high security facility. The requirements specify that some equipment must be housed in a Faraday cage. What is the primary purpose of this control?
A. Block physical access to equipment
B. Block electromagnetic radiation
C. Prevent tailgating attacks
D. Prevent theft of equipment
Correct Answer: B
Faraday cages are enclosures designed to prevent electromagnetic radiation from entering or leaving an area. They are used to shield very sensitive equipment and to prevent electromagnetic signals that might be intercepted from leaving a facility.