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Acceptable Risk

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Definition(s):

  The level of Residual Risk that has been determined to be a reasonable level of potential loss/disruption for a specific IT system. (See Total Risk, Residual Risk, and Minimum Level of Protection.).
Source(s): NIST SP 800-16

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