Numerical result of a semi-quantitative risk assessment methodology.
Sample Usage: By installing a surveillance system, the plant was able to change its risk score when the next assessment was conducted.
Extended Definition: numerical representation that gauges the combination of threat, vulnerability, and consequence at a specific moment.
Annotation: The application of risk management alternatives may result in a change of risk score.
Source: DHS Risk Lexicon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2010 Edition. September 2010 Regulatory Guidance