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deterrence

[di′tər·əns]
(computer science)
Making an attack on a computer sufficiently difficult to discourage potential attackers.

deterrence

see NUCLEAR DETERRENCE.
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The foreign secretary also elaborated the concept of Full Spectrum Deterrence adopted by the National Command Authority.
Emphasizing Iran's non-aggressive policy, he said, "We create deterrence by manufacturing different types of weapons and equipment and having prepared forces so that no one would think of the raw idea of aggression against our country.
Initial responses to deterrence strategies in the war on terror labeled them relics of the Cold War era, considering them "too limiting and too naive" to be applicable for this type of warfare.
This is not an assessment tool but a think piece to encourage and support securities regulators around the world to consider how they can build effective credible deterrence strategies.
disarmament has slowed and even reversed, the Vatican has been speaking out more strongly against nuclear deterrence, becoming increasingly vocal in questioning nuclear deterrence morality
Deterrence is fundamentally about influencing the decisions and actions (or inactions) taken by human beings, not nature.
This Comment advances a novel explanation for the rule of nonsurvivability, one that does not rely on the deterrence rationale.
Twomey's core argument is that strategists look through a doctrinal "lens" when assessing capabilities and intentions and that this weakens deterrence in two ways: the credibility of others' threats is discounted, because their doctrines are thought to be ineffective, and the others' signals are missed by the use of one's own doctrine as a template for indicators.
These elements include real-time bird detection and recognition, instant alerts to the wildlife team, documentation, and now -- remotely activated auditory deterrence.
Because of our success, oftentimes nuclear deterrence operations can be overlooked as a critical function," said Col.
This is the first time that the award has been given to someone who is not an employee of an accredited police service, underscoring the value the Bank places on education and the importance of a multi-faceted approach to counterfeit deterrence.
But with the passage of time nature of deterrence has been changed and would continue to change if the existing strategic environment prevails.