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threat analysis

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

threat assessment

Definition(s):

  Process of formally evaluating the degree of threat to an information system or enterprise and describing the nature of the threat.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under threat assessment

  Formal description and evaluation of threat to an information system.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 under threat assessment from CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 5 under threat assessment from CNSSI 4009-2015

  See threat assessment.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015

  Assessment to evaluate the actual or potential effect of a threat to a system. Note: The threat assessment may include identifying and describing the nature of the threat.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1 under threat assessment

  Assessment to evaluate the actual or potential effect of a threat to a system. Note: The threat assessment may include identifying and describing the nature of the threat.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1 under threat assessment

  Formal description and evaluation of threat to a system or organization.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161r1 under threat assessment from NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 - adapted