Build Layers of Protection for Safer Facilities

Guhr, Marilyn
January 2006
InTech;Jan2006, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p74
The article focuses on building layers of protection in order to establish safer industrial facilities. A company must begin with a vulnerability assessment of its site. It is important to have an adequate understanding of site vulnerabilities before a company can take intelligent action to remove or alleviate associated security risks and build comprehensive layers of protection. Assessments will also show a company of outdated technology. A layered approach is said to work effectively because of its ability to address almost all vulnerabilities in one way or another. It also has the ability to address some of the root causes of plant incidents.


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