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outside(r) threat

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An unauthorized entity outside the security domain that has the potential to harm an information system through destruction, disclosure, modification of data, and/or denial of service.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-32 - Adapted)

  An unauthorized entity from outside the domain perimeter that has the potential to harm an Information System through destruction, disclosure, modification of data, and/or denial of service.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32 under Outside Threat