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{{definition|Event is an [[incident]] or situation, which occurs in a particular place during a particular interval of time.<ref name="MAIMAus">[https://www.em.gov.au/Documents/Manual03-AEMGlossary.PDF Australian Emergency Management Glossary, Emergency Management Australia (1998)]</ref>}}<br />
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{{definition|Any observable occurrence in a network or system.<ref name="NISTIR7298"> [http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/ir/2013/NIST.IR.7298r2.pdf NISTIR 7298 rev 2: Glossary of Key Information Security Terms, May 2013/ NIST SP 800-61]</ref>}}<br />
 
{{definition|Any observable occurrence in a network or system.<ref name="NISTIR7298"> [http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/ir/2013/NIST.IR.7298r2.pdf NISTIR 7298 rev 2: Glossary of Key Information Security Terms, May 2013/ NIST SP 800-61]</ref>}}<br />

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Definitions

National Definitions

Australia

Event is an incident or situation, which occurs in a particular place during a particular interval of time.[1]


United States
Any observable occurrence in a network or system.[2]


Standard Definition

ISO/PAS 22399:2007

Occurrence or change of a particular set of circumstances [3].

ISO/IEC 27000:2014 [4] also notes that:

  • An event can be one or more occurrences, and can have several causes.
  • An event can consist of something not happening.
  • An event can sometimes be referred to as an “incident” or “accident”.

Moreover, ISO 31000:2009 [5].}} notes that an event without consequences can also be referred to as a “near miss”, “incident”, “near hit” or “close call”.

See also

Notes