threat assessment

What is threat assessment?

threat assessment meaning in Internet terms is
Definition: The product or process of identifying or evaluating entities, actions, or occurrences, whether natural or man-made, that have or indicate the potential to harm life, information, operations, and/or property.
Related Term(s): threat analysis
From: DHS Risk Lexicon and adapted from: CNSSI 4009, NIST SP 800-53, Rev 4


reference: Glossary | National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies