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Defensive Design

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Design techniques which explicitly protect supply chain elements from future attacks or adverse events. Defensive design addresses the technical, behavioral, and organizational activities. It is intended to create options that preserve the integrity of the mission and system function and its performance to the end user or consumer of the supply chain element.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7622