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information value


  A qualitative measure of the importance of the information based upon factors such as the level of robustness of the information assurance (IA) controls allocated to the protection of information based upon: mission criticality, the sensitivity (e.g., classification and compartmentalization) of the information, releasability to other countries, perishability/longevity of the information (e.g., short life data versus long life intelligence source data), and potential impact of loss of confidentiality and integrity and/or availability of the information.
CNSSI 4009-2015