| 1. A Threat is an indication or warning of probable man-made or natural situation that can cause disruption to an organization’s operations or services.
2. Potential cause of an unwanted incident, which may result in harm to individuals, a system or organization, the environment or the community.
(Source: ISO 22399:2007 – Societal Security - Guideline for Incident Preparedness and Operational Continuity Management) - clause 3.48
(Source: Singapore Standard 540 - SS 540:2008)
4. A measure of how likely a source of threat is to succeed in their activity.
(Source: Australia. A Practitioner's Guide to Business Continuity Management HB292 - 2006 )
(Source: Malaysia BCM Standard MS1970:2007)
7. A combination of the risk, the consequence of that risk, and the likelihood that the negative event will take place.
(Source: ENISA - the European Network and Information Security Agency. BCM & Resilience Glossary)