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{{definition|Occurrence or change of a particular set of circumstances. <ref> [http://www.risknz.org.nz/files/3114/0868%2F4596%2F5050-2010.pdf Australia AS NZS 5050 (2010)]</ref>}}<br />
 
{{definition|Occurrence or change of a particular set of circumstances. <ref> [http://www.risknz.org.nz/files/3114/0868%2F4596%2F5050-2010.pdf Australia AS NZS 5050 (2010)]</ref>}}<br />
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{{definition|A significant occurrence that may or may not be planned and may [[impact]] the safety and security of Canadians.<br /><br />Fait important, planifié ou non, qui peut avoir des repercussions sur la sécurité des Canadiens. <ref name="canada">[http://www.bt-tb.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/publications/documents/urgence-emergency.pdf Vocabulaire de la gestion des urgencies/Emergency Management Emergency Management Vocabulary 281 (2012)]</ref>}}
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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]


Occurrence or change of a particular set of circumstances. [2]


Canada

A significant occurrence that may or may not be planned and may impact the safety and security of Canadians.

Fait important, planifié ou non, qui peut avoir des repercussions sur la sécurité des Canadiens. [3]


United States

Any observable occurrence in a network or system.[4]


Standard Definition

ISO/PAS 22399:2007

Occurrence or change of a particular set of circumstances [5].

ISO/IEC 27000:2014 [6] 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 [7].}} notes that an event without consequences can also be referred to as a “near miss”, “incident”, “near hit” or “close call”.

See also

Notes