Security vs. Protection

Security vs. Protection — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Security and Protection

Securitynoun

Freedom from risk or danger; safety.

Protectionnoun

The act of protecting.

Securitynoun

Freedom from doubt, anxiety, or fear; confidence.

Protectionnoun

The condition of being protected.

Securitynoun

A group or department of private guards

Call building security if a visitor acts suspicious.

Protectionnoun

One that protects

wore gloves as a protection against cold.saw darkness as their protection in trying to escape.

Securitynoun

Measures adopted by a government to prevent espionage, sabotage, or attack.

Protectionnoun

A pass guaranteeing safe-conduct to travelers.

Securitynoun

Measures adopted, as by a business or homeowner, to prevent a crime such as burglary or assault

Security was lax at the firm's smaller plant.

Protectionnoun

Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.

Securitynoun

Measures adopted to prevent escape

Security in the prison is very tight.

Protectionnoun

Payment collected by racketeers from businesses or illegal enterprises under threat of violence.

Securitynoun

Something deposited or given as assurance of the fulfillment of an obligation; collateral.

Protectionnoun

Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.

Securitynoun

One who undertakes to fulfill the obligation of another; a surety.

Protectionnoun

The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.

Raincoats give protection from rain.

Securitynoun

A financial instrument, such as a stock or bond, representing rights of ownership or creditorship and often traded in secondary markets.

Protectionnoun

The state of being safe.

Securitynoun

(uncountable) The condition of not being threatened, especially physically, psychologically, emotionally, or financially.

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Protectionnoun

A means of keeping or remaining safe.

Securitynoun

(countable) Something that secures.

Protectionnoun

A means, such as a condom, of preventing pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease.

Securitynoun

An organization or department responsible for providing security by enforcing laws, rules, and regulations as well as maintaining order.

Protectionnoun

(insurance) Coverage.

Securitynoun

(legal) Something that secures the fulfillment of an obligation or law.

Protectionnoun

Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion.

Securitynoun

(legal) Freedom from apprehension.

Protectionnoun

(economics) Restrictions on foreign competitors which limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or services.

Securitynoun

A tradeable financial asset, such as a share of stock.W

Protectionnoun

(computing) An instance of a security token associated with a resource (such as a file).

Securitynoun

(finance) Proof of ownership of stocks, bonds or other investment instruments.

Protectionnoun

the activity of protecting someone or something;

the witnesses demanded police protection

Securitynoun

(finance) Property etc. temporarily relinquished to guarantee repayment of a loan.

Protectionnoun

a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury;

they had no protection from the falloutwax provided protection for the floors

Securitynoun

A guarantee.

Protectionnoun

defense against financial failure; financial independence;

his pension gave him security in his old ageinsurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

Securitynoun

(obsolete) Carelessness; negligence.

Protectionnoun

the condition of being protected;

they were huddled together for protectionhe enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home

Securitynoun

the state of being free from danger or injury;

we support the armed services in the name of national security

Protectionnoun

kindly endorsement and guidance;

the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council

Securitynoun

a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends;

he held several valuable securities

Protectionnoun

the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition;

he made trade protection a plank in the party platform

Securitynoun

a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers;

the head of security was a former policeman

Protectionnoun

payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence;

every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection

Securitynoun

measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.;

military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising

Securitynoun

defense against financial failure; financial independence;

his pension gave him security in his old ageinsurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

Securitynoun

freedom from anxiety or fear;

the watch dog gave her a feeling of security

Securitynoun

an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

Securitynoun

property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation;

bankers are reluctant to lend without good security

Securitynoun

a guarantee that an obligation will be met