The loss of confidentiality, integrity, or availability that could be expected to have a severe or catastrophic adverse effect on organizational operations, organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, or the national security interests of the United States; For example:
- causes a severe degradation in mission capability to an extent and duration that the organization is able to perform its primary functions, but the effectiveness of the functions is significantly reduced;
- results in major damage to organizational assets;
- results in major financial loss; or
- results in severe or catastrophic harm to individuals involving loss of life or serious life-threatening injuries.
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