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Work Factor
  • An estimate of the effort or time needed to overcome a protective measure by a potential penetrator with specified expertise and resources. (AR 380-380) 2. An estimate of the effort or time that can be expected to be expended to overcome a protective measure by a would-be penetrator with specified expertise and resources. (FIPS PUB 39) 3. An estimate of the effort or time needed by a potential penetrator with specified expertise and resources to overcome a protective measure. (NCSC-TG-004-88)