Threat-Based Risk Assessment
A threat-based risk assessment is a type of risk assessment that focuses on the identification and evaluation of the threats to an organization's assets.
A threat is a potential source of harm or damage to an organization's assets, such as a natural disaster, cyber attack, or criminal activity. In a threat-based risk assessment, the first step is to identify and classify the organization's assets based on their value, importance, and vulnerability to risks.
The next step is to identify and evaluate the potential threats to these assets, taking into account factors such as the likelihood of the threat occurring and the potential impact of the threat on the asset. The results of a threat-based risk assessment can be used to inform decision-making and guide the development of a risk management plan.
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