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tiger team

business jargon A team of highly skilled professionals who are assembled to investigate, test, or try to exploit the potential weaknesses of a company's or organization's security system. The tech giant has begun recruiting coders and hackers fresh out of college into tiger teams to stress test vulnerabilities in their new operating system.
See also: team, tiger
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Tiger teams also replaced hundreds of feet of gauge line.
Bureaus now contract with contractor-staffed Tiger Teams directly for C&A, and IA oversees the process to ensure requirements are met.
All documentation is gathered before the C&A kickoff meetings, increasing the effectiveness and productivity of Tiger Teams while they're on the clock.
Traditionally, Tiger Teams are cobbled together to respond to a crisis.
Tiger Team personnel have authority to immediately schedule exams, procure records, make telephone contact with veterans and VA facilities, or do anything else to ensure expeditious resolution to claims such as yours.
Tiger Team reports may be expected to whitewash here and there, but each team is, when possible, composed of people with no direct connection to the plant under investigation.