Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment

A systematic process of evaluating the potential risks that may be involved in a projected activity or undertaking. In other words, identify potential hazards and analyze what could happen if a hazard occurs, specifically as it pertains to data breach. This may include evaluation of the types of personal information being received or sent, how sensitive they are, how much protection might be required, and what levels of access authorization should be required.

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