Legal costs associated with breach

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Every Business Impact should follow this template.

This is a Business Impact. To view all business impact, please see the Business Impact page.


Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 10/23/2008

Description

A business impact is the damage that results from a successful security breach. This should be the highest level impact to the business, not a glorified technical impact.

  1. Start with a one-sentence description of the business impact
  2. Describe the damage done to the business - money, loss of life, reputation, loss of customers, compliance, legal exposure
  3. Is the damage immediate or spread over a time period?


Risk Factors

  • Talk about the factors that govern this business impact
  • Try to be clear about the factors that make this impact serious


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