deterrence

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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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This year's Manama Dialogue agenda will discuss among other issues the role of the US in regional security, regional security cooperation, Asia, strategic reassurance and deterence in the region, the changing international framework and regional security, as well as the changing nature of regional security issues.
Underage college students' drinking behavior, access to alcohol, and the influence of deterence policies: Findings from the Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study.
Just as conceptions of preventative and deterence models of policing are not wholly separate entities, neither are definitions of police power and police authority.
At the conclusion of this presentation, you will have received a primer on counterfeiting and how you can assist in detection and deterence.