An inherent risk is
|“||[t]he possibility that some human activity or natural event will have an adverse affect on the asset(s) of an organisation and which cannot be managed or transferred away.||”|
|“||[t]he exposure arising from a specific risk before any action has been taken to manage it beyond normal operations. Inherent risk is often referred to as "the risk of doing business".||”|
- ↑ ENISA, Glossary (full-text).
- ↑ Playbook: Enterprise Risk Management for the U.S. Federal Government, at 105.