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Definitions[]

Sensitivity is

a measure of the importance assigned to information by its owner, for the purpose of denoting its need for protection.[1]
a measure of the risk associated with the disclosure of the data in question.[2]

References[]

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-60, Vol. I, Rev. 1, at A-8.
  2. SGI, Appendix A. Glossary of Computer Security Terms (full-text).

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