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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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Just see the crime rate in Saudi Arabia where deterrent punishments are awarded to criminals.
The bipartisan committee who tabled the report in Federal Parliament yesterday, also recommended the phasing out of 'lethal drum lines' in place of 'non-lethal shark mitigation and deterrent measures'.
China could provide North Korea's nuclear deterrent and defences, and maybe North Korea could be persuaded to agree.
A party source said: "Trident will be renewed come what may, continuous at-sea deterrent.
Israel is not the first country to attempt to manage its subsurface nuclear deterrent with conventional submarines.
Renewal of the submarines for the continuous-at-sea deterrent is predicted to cost PS31bn, with a PS10bn contingency fund also set aside.
Renewal of the submarines for the continuous-atsea deterrent is predicted to cost PS31bn, with a PS10bn contingency fund also set aside.
The new Prime Minister drew anger from anti-Trident SNP MPs in the Commons who warned that renewing Britain's deterrent would hasten Scottish independence.
In what is being called one of the largest nuclear weapons protests in the United Kingdom in a generation, thousands marched through the streets of London against the renewal of the Trident nuclear deterrent system, the Financial Times (http://www.
A NUCLEAR deterrent has never been needed more than in today's less predictable, more dangerous world, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said.
In a tense meeting with MPs and Labour members of the House of Lords on Monday night, Corbyn -- who has extremely left-wing views -- came under pressure to confirm Labour's policy positions over Europe, NATO and Britain's nuclear deterrent.
The invention's unique design enables it to serve as an effective deterrent to insects infiltrating food, especially outdoors.