Physical Safeguards

Physical Safeguards definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Physical measures, policies, and procedures to protect a covered entity’s electronic information systems and related buildings and equipment from natural and environmental hazards, and unauthorized intrusion.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-66 Rev. 1 (45 C.F.R., Sec. 164.304)

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary