Difference between revisions of "Risk Tolerance"

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{{definition|The willingness of an organization to accept or reject a given level of residual risk.  <ref>[https://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/pblctns/ll-hzrds-ssssmnt/index-en.aspx#annex_7 All Hazards Risk Assessment Methodology Guidelines 2012-2013, Public Safety Canada]</ref>}}Note: Risk tolerance may differ across an organization, but must be clearly understood by those making risk-related decisions.<br /><br/>
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{{definition|Risk Tolerance:<br/>(a) The level of risk an entity is willing to assume in order to achieve a potential desired result;<br/>(b) The defined impacts to an enterprise‘s information systems that an entity is willing to accept. <ref>[http://www.dnd.gov.ph/miss/PDF/downloadables/Cybersecurity%20Glossary%20(Edited).pdf DND GLOSSARY OF CYBER SECURITY TERMS (v.4)]</ref>}}<br/><br/>
 
{{definition|Risk Tolerance:<br/>(a) The level of risk an entity is willing to assume in order to achieve a potential desired result;<br/>(b) The defined impacts to an enterprise‘s information systems that an entity is willing to accept. <ref>[http://www.dnd.gov.ph/miss/PDF/downloadables/Cybersecurity%20Glossary%20(Edited).pdf DND GLOSSARY OF CYBER SECURITY TERMS (v.4)]</ref>}}<br/><br/>
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Revision as of 19:30, 22 January 2017

Definitions

European Definitions

Other International Definitions

ITU-T

Risk tolerance means the degree of exposure to security risk acceptable to policy makers/business owners. [1]


National Definitions

Canada

The willingness of an organization to accept or reject a given level of residual risk. [2]

Note: Risk tolerance may differ across an organization, but must be clearly understood by those making risk-related decisions.

Philippines

Risk Tolerance:
(a) The level of risk an entity is willing to assume in order to achieve a potential desired result;
(b) The defined impacts to an enterprise‘s information systems that an entity is willing to accept. [3]



United States

NIST
The level of risk an entity is willing to assume in order to achieve a potential desired result. [4]


Standard Definition

ISO Guide 73:2009(en)

Organization's or stakeholder's readiness to bear the risk after risk treatment in order to achieve its objectives [5]

Academic Definitions

Risk Tolerance refers to a person’s capacity to accept a certain amount of risk. [6].

Note: the concept of risk tolerance is linked to the concept of Risk Perception.

See also


Notes