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A threat agent (also called a threat actor is
|“||any person or thing that acts (or has the power to act) to cause, carry, transmit, or support a threat. Examples of threat agents are malicious hackers, organized crime, insiders (including system administrators and developers), terrorists, and nation states.||”|
|“||[a]n individual, group, organization, or government that conducts or has the intent to conduct detrimental activities.||”|
|“||[a] system entity that performs a threat action, or an event that results in a threat action.||”|
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