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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
 
Carelessness or Negligence is lack of concern about the consequences of an action. The negligence may be foreseeable or a unintentional, but in both cases a person can be held responsible for any consequences of such negligence. Only humans can be negligent and this can cause damage to an organization's business systems, facilities, or personnel.
 
Carelessness or Negligence is lack of concern about the consequences of an action. The negligence may be foreseeable or a unintentional, but in both cases a person can be held responsible for any consequences of such negligence. Only humans can be negligent and this can cause damage to an organization's business systems, facilities, or personnel.

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ASDR Table of Contents

Contents


Description

Carelessness or Negligence is lack of concern about the consequences of an action. The negligence may be foreseeable or a unintentional, but in both cases a person can be held responsible for any consequences of such negligence. Only humans can be negligent and this can cause damage to an organization's business systems, facilities, or personnel.

Risk Factors

  • A dissatisfied employee can stop making updates in a server, leaving it vulnerable to attacks.

Examples

Conscious

Don't apply a patch to a known critical issue.

Unintentionally

Send a confidential e-mail to a wrong person.

Related Attacks

TBD

Related Vulnerabilities

TBD

References