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Acceptable Risk

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  the level of Residual Risk that has been determined to be a reasonablelevel 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