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Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems, 2nd Edition by Mary Lynn Garcia

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Target Identification

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Target identification provides the basis for PPS design by focusing on what to protect, while PPS design addresses how to protect. Target identification is an evaluation of what to protect without consideration of the threat or the difficulty of providing physical protection. In other words, target identification determines areas, assets, or actions to be protected and generally are those that have undesirable consequence of loss to the enterprise. The threats to these items, and the ease or difficulty of protecting the items against a particular threat, are considered after the items are identified. In this chapter, the ...

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