Risk Profile

Description and/or depiction of risks to an entity, asset, system, network, or geographic area.

Sample Usage: A risk profile for a plant may address risks such as structural failure, mechanical malfunction, and insider threat.

Annotation: A risk profile can be derived from a risk assessment; it is often used as a presentation tool to show how risks vary across comparable entities.

Source: DHS Risk Lexicon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2010 Edition. September 2010 Regulatory Guidance

Risk profile

Description of any set of risks (1.1).

NOTE The set of risks can contain those that relate to the whole organization, part of the organization, or as otherwise defined.

Source: ISO Guide 73:2009(E/F), Risk Management – Vocabulary, First Edition, 2009. Global Standards

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