Threat Categories

Definition(s)


Threat Categories

Consist of three general areas from which threats or adversaries can be categorized such as:

  1. internal threats,
  2. external threat, and
  3. Internal threats working in collusion with external threats.

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

Threat Categories

Adversaries may be categorized as occurring from three general areas:

  • internal threats,
  • external threat,
  • internal threats working in collusion with external threats.

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