Impact Value

Impact Value definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The assessed potential impact resulting from a compromise of the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of an information type, expressed as a value of low, moderate, or high.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1)
NIST SP 800-30 (CNSSI 1253)

The assessed potential impact resulting from a compromise of the confidentiality of information (e.g., CUI) expressed as a value of low, moderate, or high.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-171 (Updates to version published June 2015)

The assessed potential impact resulting from a compromise of the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of information expressed as a value of low, moderate or high.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary