Criticality

Definition(s)


Criticality

Importance to a mission, function, or continuity of operations.

Source:API STANDARD 780, Security Risk Assessment Methodology for the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries, First Edition, May 2013. Global Standards

Criticality

Importance to a mission or function, or continuity of operations.

Sample Usage: The criticality of the asset was determined based upon the number of people to whom it provided service.

Source: DHS Risk Lexicon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2010 Edition. September 2010 Regulatory Guidance