Risk Acceptance

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Definitions

European Definitions

Council of Europe

Risk acceptance is the willingness to live with a risk, in order to secure certain benefits. [1]


ENISA

Risk Acceptance concerns the communication of residual risks to the decision makers. [2]


Risk Acceptance is the potential that a given threat will exploit vulnerabilities of an asset or group of assets and thereby cause harm to the organization (ISO/IEC PDTR 13335-1). [3]




National Definitions

Australia

Risk acceptance is an informed decision to accept the likelihood and the consequences of a particular risk. [4]



Colombia

Aceptación del riesgo: decisión de aceptar un riesgo. [5]



Czech Republic

Přijetí rizika: Rozhodnutí přijmout riziko. [6]

Risk acceptance: Decision to accept risk. [7]



France

Acceptation du risqué: prédisposition à tolérer un risqué. [8]



Germany

Risikoappetit bezeichnet die durch kulturelle, interne, externe oder wirtschaftliche Einflüsse entstandene Neigung einer Institution, wie sie Risiken bewertet und mit ihnen umgeht. [9]



Portugal

[Definição] Aceitação do Risco: Decisão de aceitar a persistência de um risco residual após o tratamento do risco. [10]



Romania

Acceptarea riscului: decizia de a trăi cu un risc, pentru a păstra anumite avantaje. [11]



Spain

Aceptación del riesgo: decisión de aceptar un riesgo. [5]



United States

DHS
Risk acceptance is an explicit or implicit decision not to take an action that would affect all or part of a particular risk. [12]



Standard Definition

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