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==Related Technical Impacts==
 
==Related Technical Impacts==
  
- Loss of confidentiality
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* Loss of confidentiality
  
- Loss of integrity
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* Loss of integrity
  
- Loss of availability
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* Loss of availability
  
- Loss of accountability
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* Loss of accountability
  
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
* OWASP Top 10 - Ruby on Rails version [http://www.lulu.com/items/volume_62/1412000/1412042/1/print/Owasp-rails-security.pdf]
 
* OWASP Top 10 - Ruby on Rails version [http://www.lulu.com/items/volume_62/1412000/1412042/1/print/Owasp-rails-security.pdf]

Revision as of 10:29, 24 June 2008

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


Last revision (06/24/08): 06/24/2008

Description

Any company as a whole is made up of individuals. If the company experiences a revenue reduction, this translates down to a reduction in benefits for the employees and possibly even to a reduction of the number of its employees.

Risk Factors

• The financial report is impacted when an application or network service level agreement is not met.

  • Reduction in benefits for the individual.
  • Reduction in headcount for the company.
  • A company's expenses will exceed its revenues.
  • Hackers invading a network or application system.
  • PCI compliancy did not occur and the company is fined.


Examples

A Company's Expenses Exceed Its Revenues

The business looks at ways to reduce costs. Employee benefits are re-examined and modified to support reducing company cost thus reducing its yearly expenses.

Domino Impact

A hacker invades a network and finds its way through an application wall. The customer’s encrypted personal data was opened and used outside in the business market. The customer files a lawsuit against the company. The company files bankruptcy.


Related Technical Impacts

  • Loss of confidentiality
  • Loss of integrity
  • Loss of availability
  • Loss of accountability


References

  • OWASP Top 10 - Ruby on Rails version [1]