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Confidentiality Impact

Note: metric

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  measures the potential impact on confidentiality of a successfully exploited misuse vulnerability. Confidentiality refers to limiting information access and disclosure and system access to only authorized users, as well as preventing access by, or disclosure to, unauthorized parties.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7864