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risk response

Definition(s):

  Accepting, avoiding, mitigating, sharing, or transferring risk to organizational operations (mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the Nation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Risk Response from NIST SP 800-39

  Accepting, avoiding, mitigating, sharing, or transferring risk to organizational operations (i.e., mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, or the Nation. See Course of Action.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Risk Response from NIST SP 800-39

  Accepting, avoiding, mitigating, sharing, or transferring risk to organizational operations (i.e., mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, or the Nation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 2 Rev. 1 from NIST SP 800-39
NIST SP 800-39 under Risk Response
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded] from NIST SP 800-39
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 2 [Superseded] from NIST SP 800-39
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Risk Response

  Accepting, avoiding, mitigating, sharing, or transferring risk to agency operations, agency assets, individuals, other organizations, or the Nation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 from OMB Circular A-130 (2016)
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 5 from OMB Circular A-130 (2016)

  Intentional and informed decision and actions to accept, avoid, mitigate, share, or transfer an identified risk.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161r1 from NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 - adapted

  A way to keep risk within tolerable levels. Negative risks can be accepted, transferred, mitigated, or avoided. Positive risks can be realized, shared, enhanced, or accepted.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8286 under Risk Response