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A consequence is

  • "[t]he possible negative outcomes of the current conditions that are creating uncertainty."[2]

A consequence is

[t]he effect of an event, incident, or occurrence, including the number of deaths, injuries, and other human health impacts along with economic impacts both direct and indirect and other negative outcomes to society.[3]
the amount of loss or damage that may be expected from a successful attack against an asset. A loss may be monetary in nature, or it may include political, morale, operational effectiveness, or other impacts.
[t]he result of a terrorist attack or other hazard that reflects the level, duration, and nature of the loss resulting from the incident. For the purposes of the NIPP, consequences are divided into four main categories: public health and safety, economic, psychological, and governance impacts.[4]

References Edit

  1. Blueprint for a Secure Cyber Future: The Cybersecurity Strategy for the Homeland Security Enterprise, Glossary, at D-1.
  2. Information Technology Resource Management Glossary, at 20.
  3. NIPP 2013: Partnering for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience, Glossary of Terms, at 29.
  4. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Infrastructure Protection Strategic Plan: FY 2008-2013, at 106 (Aug. 2007) (full-text).

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