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'''Sensitivity''' is
 
'''Sensitivity''' is
   
 
{{Quote|a measure of the importance assigned to [[information]] by its owner, for the purpose of denoting its need for protection.<ref>[[NIST Special Publication 800-60]], Vol. I, Rev. 1, at A-8.</ref>}}
 
{{Quote|a measure of the importance assigned to [[information]] by its owner, for the purpose of denoting its need for protection.<ref>[[NIST Special Publication 800-60]], Vol. I, Rev. 1, at A-8.</ref>}}
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{{Quote|a measure of the risk associated with the disclosure of the data in question.<ref>SGI, Appendix A. Glossary of Computer Security Terms ([http://techpubs.sgi.com/library/tpl/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?coll=0650&db=bks&fname=/SGI_EndUser/TCMW_UG/apa.html full-text]).</ref>}}
   
 
== References ==
 
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
   
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* [[Sensitivity attributes]]
 
* [[Sensitive data]]
 
* [[Sensitive data]]
 
[[Category:Security]]
 
[[Category:Security]]

Latest revision as of 22:42, 25 April 2016

Definitions[]

Sensitivity is

a measure of the importance assigned to information by its owner, for the purpose of denoting its need for protection.[1]
a measure of the risk associated with the disclosure of the data in question.[2]

References[]

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-60, Vol. I, Rev. 1, at A-8.
  2. SGI, Appendix A. Glossary of Computer Security Terms (full-text).

See also[]