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risk assessment
1. See risk analysis. 2. [In INFOSEC, the] process of analyzing threats to and vulnerabilities of an information system (IS) and the potential impact the loss of information or capabilities of a system would have on national security. The resulting analysis is used as a basis for identifying appropriate and cost-effective countermeasures. [INFOSEC-99]    3.    The process of reviewing the threats to and vulnerabilities of a system to determine the level of risk to which it is exposed [CESG].  See also: Minimum Standards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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