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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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Deterrence means dissuading someone from doing something by making them believe that the costs to them will exceed their expected benefit.
Two senior officials Director General Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs, Strategic Plans Division (SPD) Brig Zahir Kazmi, and Director General Arms Control and Disarmament, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kamran Akhtar told journalists at an interaction hosted by the Islamabad Policy Institute (IPI) that deterrence worked despite dangerous escalation witnessed in the last week of February.
Brig Zahir Kazmi, Director General Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs at Strategic Plans Division (SPD) told journalists that the stated purpose of deterrence was to close space for war and bring states to the negotiating table.
Thursday's test was conducted to reiterate Pakistan's nuclear deterrence posture, military spokesperson Asif Ghafoor said in a statement.
As, deterrence is a political tool and provide a state with the assurance that adversary will never initiate attack as long as deterrence is intact.
The euphoria of the triumph of deterrence, demonstrated by the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 and signaling the end of the Cold War, had lasted just nine months when Saddam Hussein thumbed his nose at conventional wisdom and invaded Kuwait.
He also congratulated the scientists and engineers for developing the "sophisticated" weapon system in order to "enhance Pakistan's deterrence capability".
The CJSC appreciated scientists and engineers on developing the sophisticated weapon system to enhance the country's deterrence capability.
JJM: Conventional deterrence is all about persuading an adversary not to initiate a war because the expected costs and risks outweigh the anticipated benefits.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Nov 8 (ANI): INS Arihant, India's first Nuclear Ballistic Missile Submarine, which successfully returned from a Deterrence Patrol, has enhanced India's security capabilities.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Top Military Aide to the Iranian Supreme Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi underlined that given the high preparedness and deterrence power of Iran's Armed Forces no country dares to wage war on the country.