Risk control is
|| [a] risk-handling option that monitors a known risk and then takes specific actions to minimize the likelihood of the risk occurring and/or reduce the severity of the consequences.
|| deliberate action taken to reduce the potential for harm or maintain it at an acceptable level.
"Risk control is one of a set of four commonly used risk management strategies, along with risk avoidance, risk acceptance, and risk transfer."
- ↑ Defense Acquisition University, Glossary, at B-159 (13th ed. Nov. 2009) (full-text).
- ↑ DHS Risk Lexicon, at 29.
- ↑ Id.