Information Security Risk

Information Security Risk definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The risk to organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the Nation due to the potential for unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction of information and/or information systems.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1)
NIST SP 800-39
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4
NIST SP 800-30

The risk to organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the Nation due to the potential for unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction of information and /or information systems.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-137 (NIST SP 800-39)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary