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Definition of Risks

Risk
Risk Risk, n. [F. risque; cf. It. risco, risico, rischio, Pg. risco, Sp. riesgo, and also Sp. risco a steep rock; all probably fr. L. resceare to cut off; pref. re- re- + secare to cut; -- the word having been probably first used among sailors. See Section.] 1. Hazard; danger; peril; exposure to loss, injury, or destruction. The imminent and constant risk of assassination, a risk which has shaken very strong nerves. --Macaulay. 2. (Com.) Hazard of loss; liabillity to loss in property. To run a risk, to incur hazard; to encounter danger. Syn: Danger; hazard; peril; jeopardy; exposure. See Danger.

Meaning of Risks from wikipedia

- term risk in different ways. Some restrict the term to negative impacts (“downside risks”), while others include positive impacts (“upside risks”). ISO...
- The RISKS Digest or Forum On Risks to the Public in Computers and Related Systems is an online periodical published since 1985 by the Committee on Computers...
- Control Risks is a global risk and strategic consulting firm specializing in political, security and integrity risk. The company’s primary services include...
- influence by two major risks: internal risks (risks arising from the events taking place within the organization) and external risks (risks arising from the...
- process of managing risk is to identify potential risks. Risks are about events that, when triggered, cause problems or benefits. Hence, risk identification...
- Zaman MM, Tanaka H (April 1998). "Reporting of attributable and relative risks, 1966-97". Lancet. 351 (9110): 1179. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(05)79123-6....
- they occur, is a common way to ****ess and measure IT risks. Alternative methods of measuring IT risk typically involve ****essing other contributory factors...
- understatement of risks occurred more often than the alternative. There is a tendency for individuals to be less rational when risks and exposures concern...
- humanity's potential is known as an existential risk. Potential global catastrophic risks include anthropogenic risks, caused by humans (technology, governance...
- Extreme risks are risks of very bad outcomes or "high consequence", but of low probability. They include the risks of terrorist attack, biosecurity risks such...
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