by Hannah Grace Holladay / May 16th, 2023

A threat is a potential event that could take advantage of your protected asset’s flaws and result in the loss of your security’s confidentiality, integrity, and/or availability (C-I-A). Threats result in non-desirable performance of critical assets. There’s always a potential flaw that could be exposed, and when a threat is identified, think about the way it could affect the pillars of security: integrity, availability, and confidentiality.