Physical Security: Thieves dig for water equipment

Cyber security is a key element for manufacturers to protect against computer-oriented thieves, but no one can over emphasize the importance of physical security

03/14/2011


Cyber security is a key element for manufacturers to protect against computer-oriented thieves, but no one can over emphasize the importance of physical security.

Take the Hamilton City Council’s water treatment plant in Hamilton, New Zealand. Thieves dug a tunnel under concrete to steal tens of thousands of dollars worth of equipment from the water treatment plant, said City Deployment Manager, Inspector Karen Henrikson.

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