Threat

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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.

Related Term: Natural Threat, Man-made Threat


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(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)


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

3. A man-made or natural situation or condition that can cause disruption to an organization’s operations or services.

(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 )


5. An indication of an unwanted incident that could impinge on the system in some way.Threats may be deliberate(e.g.wilful,damage)or accidental(e.g.operator error).

(Source: OGC, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3)


6. A potential cause of unwanted incident, which may result in harm to a system or organization. [ISO5/IEC 13335-1:2004].

(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)