Security Risk

Security Risk definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The level of impact on agency operations (including mission functions, image, or reputation), agency assets, or individuals resulting from the operation of an information system given the potential impact of a threat and the likelihood of that threat occurring.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-65 Rev. 1

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary