layered defense

layered defense

An air defense system that aims to engage the intruder by various types of weapons in a certain sequence. It could be an aircraft engaging the intruder at the farthest distance, missiles thereafter, and finally, air defense artillery. The reverse could be the case during the egress mode of the intruder.
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An efficient sandbox must use a unique layered defense system to scan for malicious traffic from coarse to fine granularities to ensure both scanning performance and response speed.
This system would integrate Indian and Israeli assets into a layered defense network," a source said.
Directed from an integrated command-and-control system organized much like CENTCOM, the exercise proved the viability of using a layered defense against multiple, simultaneous manned and missile targets.
And unlike most white papers, it addresses a concept called layered defense, at a level that small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) can understand and invest in within their budgetary means.
Divided into two sections, the first covering strategy and the second covering tactics, chapters cover such topics as strategic security frameworks, physical site and IT security concepts, layered defense tactics, observation and accountability, incident response and security outsourcing.
IE 8 has a layered defense strategy that helps protect users' privacy through several advanced security features.
lt;p>The company plans to integrate its security and identity products under the Forefront brand, offer software-as-a-service versions and present it all as a layered defense of access and control for its corporate infrastructure software.
The new maritime strategy recognizes changing trends in global socio-political, military landscape and draws the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard closer together to provide a layered defense of the homeland, and work to protect and sustain the American way of life.
StoneGate IPS forms the basis of layered defense for enterprise customers.
Consistent with this focus is the theme of the conference, Global Ballistic Missile Defense--A Layered Defense.
This program is an integral first step in a layered defense for our national airspace.
DEFENSE IN DEPTH: Realizing that any single layer of defense can be defeated, military and intelligence security experts typically deploy layered defense strategies.