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harm

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  any adverse effects that would be experienced by an individual (i.e., that may be socially, physically, or financially damaging) or an organization if the confidentiality of PII were breached
Source(s):
NISTIR 8053 (NIST SP 800-122)

  Any adverse effects that would be experienced by an individual (i.e., that may be socially, physically, or financially damaging) or an organization if the confidentiality of PII were breached.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-122 under Harm