A measure of the extent to which an entity is threatened by a potential circumstance or event. Typically a function of: (i) the adverse impacts that would arise if the circumstance or event occurs; and (ii) the likelihood of occurrence. Those risks that arise from the loss of confidentiality, integrity, or availability of information.
Security used to be about systems and software. As threats evolve, hardware engineers also have to familiarize themselves with trust and security terms and acronyms. If you are a hardware engineer interested in hardware trust and security, be sure to bookmark this page. If you spot a mistake or have ideas for enhancements, please get in touch.