In almost all cases in which an intrusion is defeated, it is stopped from ever happening in the first place by the security operation deterring the intruder away from the target. This is why most discussion of security involves creating the security plan and how to broadcast the presence of security measures. However, sometimes a determined adversary will misjudge or ignore the defenses in place. A security plan must be ready to respond at all times in case deterrence fails.
Capital Asset Protection has had several instances of malicious intruders attempting to breach our defenses. We’ve found that this most often occurs at night, in locations that are difficult to fully monitor all areas at once, such as large factories. In all cases, upon discovery and the realization that an authority figure was aware of their presence, they disengaged with little or no disruption to the property.
A stopped intrusion is cause for [celebration] and relief in how much damage was prevented. However it also necessitates an examination of why the security measures in place failed to deter or obstruct the intruder from entering the property, and a change in procedure to eliminate the weakness.
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