It is intended to prevent damage caused by local or environmental disasters and, for example:
- Prevent access by unauthorized persons - to areas where company-critical data and information are found.
- Control the input and output of equipment - The exit or entrance of equipment must have a higher authorization;
- Control visitors - When there are visitors in the company, they must be registered and accompanied by an employee to the place of destination;
Prevents access to applications, data, operating systems, passwords and log files, through firewalls, encryption, anti-virus and other applications against hackers and possible intrusions to internal sources.
Logical security allows access to be based on the specific needs of each user, making identification through login and password. Thus, each employee can only perform functions that are allowed to him.
The risks that the company runs for not having a good logical security structure are many, such as third party access to sensitive information, data loss, network failures caused by fraud, among others