To slow the progression of an intentional act.

Source: API RP 781 Security Plan Methodology for the Oil and Natural Gas Industries.1st Ed. September 2016. Global Standards


A countermeasures strategy that is intended to provide various barriers to slow the progress of a threat in penetrating a site to prevent an attack or theft or in leaving a restricted area to assist in apprehension and prevention of theft.

Source:API STANDARD 780, Security Risk Assessment Methodology for the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries, First Edition, May 2013. Global Standards

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