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risk executive (function)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

RE(f)

Definition(s):

  An individual or group within an organization that helps to ensure that: (i) security risk-related considerations for individual information systems, to include the authorization decisions for those systems, are viewed from an organization-wide perspective with regard to the overall strategic goals and objectives of the organization in carrying out its missions and business functions; and (ii) managing risk from individual information systems is consistent across the organization, reflects organizational risk tolerance, and is considered along with other organizational risks affecting mission/business success.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-128 under Risk Executive (Function) from CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Risk Executive (Function) from CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-39 under Risk Executive (Function) from CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Risk Executive (Function) from CNSSI 4009

  An individual or group within an organization that helps to ensure that: (i) security risk-related considerations for individual information systems, to include the authorization decisions, are viewed from an organization-wide perspective with regard to the overall strategic goals and objectives of the organization in carrying out its missions and business functions; and (ii) managing information system-related security risks is consistent across the organization, reflects organizational risk tolerance, and is considered along with organizational risks affecting mission/business success.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Risk Executive (Function) from CNSSI 4009

  An individual or group within an organization, led by the senior accountable official for risk management, that helps to ensure that security risk considerations for individual systems, to include the authorization decisions for those systems, are viewed from an organization-wide perspective with regard to the overall strategic goals and objectives of the organization in carrying out its missions and business functions; and managing risk from individual systems is consistent across the organization, reflects organizational risk tolerance, and is considered along with other organizational risks affecting mission/business success.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-128 from NIST SP 800-39
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2

  An individual or group within an organization that helps to ensure that: (i) security risk-related considerations for individual information systems, including the authorization decisions for those systems, are viewed from an organization-wide perspective with regard to the overall strategic goals and objectives of the organization in carrying out its missions and business functions; and (ii) managing risk from individual information systems is consistent across the organization, reflects organizational risk tolerance, and is considered along with other organizational risks affecting mission/business success.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137A from NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2

  An individual or group within an organization that helps to ensure that security risk-related considerations for individual systems, to include the authorization decisions for those systems, are viewed from an organization-wide perspective with regard to the overall strategic goals and objectives of the organization in carrying out its mission and business functions; and managing risk from individual systems is consistent across the organization, reflects organizational risk tolerance, and is considered along with other organizational risks affecting mission or business success.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 from NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 5 from NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2

  An individual or group within an organization that helps to ensure that provides a comprehensive, organization-wide approach to risk management. The risk executive (function) serves as the common risk management resource for senior leaders, executives, and managers, mission/business owners, chief information officers, senior agency information security officers, senior agency officials for privacy, system owners, common control providers, enterprise architects, security architects, systems security or privacy engineers, system security or privacy officers, and any other stakeholders having a vested interest in the mission/business success of organizations. The risk executive (function) is an inherent U.S. Government function and is assigned to government personnel only. (SP800-37 Revision 2)
Source(s):
NISTIR 8170 under Risk Executive (Function) from NIST SP 800-37

  An individual or group within an organization that helps to ensure that (i) security risk-related considerations for individual information systems, to include the authorization decisions for those systems, are viewed from an organization-wide perspective with regard to the overall strategic goals and objectives of the organization in carrying out its missions and business functions; and (ii) managing risk from individual information systems is consistent across the organization, reflects organizational risk tolerance, and is considered along with other organizational risks affecting mission/business success.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded] from NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 - Adapted

  An individual or group within an organization that helps to ensure that: (i) security risk-related considerations for individual information systems, to include the authorization decisions, are viewed from an organization-wide perspective with regard to the overall strategic goals and objectives of the organization in carrying out its missions and business functions; and (ii) managing information system-related security risks is consistent across the organization, reflects organizational risk tolerance, and is considered along with other organizational risks affecting mission/business success.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 [Superseded] under Risk Executive (Function)

  An individual or group within an organization that helps to ensure that: (i) security and privacy risk-related considerations for individual information systems, to include the authorization decisions, are viewed from an organization-wide perspective with regard to the overall strategic goals and objectives of the organization in carrying out its missions and business functions; and (ii) managing information system-related security and privacy risks is consistent across the organization, reflects organizational risk tolerance, and is considered along with other organizational risks affecting mission/business success.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Risk Executive (Function) from NIST SP 800-37 - Adapted