- n. measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.
“Not knowing what security measures Major Botchup had put in place since their departure, they couldn't assume they'd be able to walk in unchallenged.”
“The register includes all leaks voluntarily declared by operators to the Health and Safety Executive, as part of security measures set up in response to the Piper Alpha disaster in 1988, which killed 167 workers.”
“One of the most dramatic instances of how heightened security measures prevented potential terrorists from arriving in the United States was the case of Raed al-Banna, a thirty-two-year-old Jordanian English-speaking lawyer who was denied entry at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport on June 14, 2003, because border officials detected “multiple terrorist risk factors.””
“With rigorous internal security measures in place within the Continental United States, a growing National Guard involvement in keeping track of foreign visitors, and a few months without overt threats of violence, the President had decided that now was the time to deal with the Middle East once and for all.”
“It is close to midnight in Baghdad when Kevin, in his succinct military style, says his daily “good morning DSG” to Ms. Fréchette and then provides a point-by-point update on how programs continue with Iraqi national staff; how extra security measures are being built one sandbag at a time; and how the U.S. military and Iraqi guards are providing extra security for the outer perimeter.”
“If you use your machine only from the console (or if you use some network encryption package such as Kerberos), you are the only user, you take reasonable system security measures to prevent unauthorized access, and you are aware of the risks above, you can securely use PGP on one of these systems.”
“No matter that everyone in HSD had undergone rigorous security screenings, and that their administrative procedures and security measures were modeled on the very best techniques now in use in other agencies.”
“Tscharen evidently decided to add to his security measures and was observed at it.”
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