Threat Levels

Definition(s)


Threat Levels

A progressive, qualitative measure of the likelihood of adversarial actions, from negligible to imminent, based on government or company intelligence or information.

  • Note: Different fixed or variable security measures can be implemented based on the level of threat to the facility.

(Source: Security Vulnerability Assessment Methodology for the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries.

Source: Canadian Standards Association, Z246.1-09, Security management for petroleum and natural gas industry systems, August 2009, Regional Standards