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What is operationally critical threat asset and vulnerability evaluation?
Last Updated: 3rd June, 2020
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Similarly, what is a threat and vulnerability assessment?
According to FEMA, a terrorism vulnerability assessment evaluates any weaknesses that can be exploited by a terrorist. It evaluates the vulnerability of facilities across a broad range of identified threats/hazards and provides a basis for determining physical and operational mitigation measures for their protection.
Secondly, what are vulnerable assets? Asset: A component or item of an IT infrastructure that is valuable to an organisation. Vulnerability: A weakness in the IT infrastructure or its components that may be exploited by a threat to destroy, damage or compromise an asset.
Then, what is meant by threat and vulnerability?
Threat – Anything that can exploit a vulnerability, intentionally or accidentally, and obtain, damage, or destroy an asset. A threat is what we're trying to protect against. Vulnerability – Weaknesses or gaps in a security program that can be exploited by threats to gain unauthorized access to an asset.
What is octave risk assessment?
OCTAVE is a risk assessment methodology to identify, manage and evaluate information security risks. This methodology serves to help an organization to: develop qualitative risk evaluation criteria that describe the organization's operational risk tolerances.