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JACIII Vol.19 No.5 pp. 676-680
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2015.p0676
(2015)

Paper:

Security Risk Assessment: Towards a Justification for the Security Risk Factor Table Model

Beverly Rivera*, Francisco Zapata**, and Vladik Kreinovich*

*Computational Science Program, University of Texas at El Paso
500 W. University, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
**Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso
500 W. University, El Paso, TX 79968, USA

Received:
August 28, 2014
Accepted:
July 13, 2015
Online released:
September 20, 2015
Published:
September 20, 2015
Keywords:
security risk, SRFT model, statistical justification
Abstract

One of the widely used methods to gauge risk is the Security Risk Factor Table (SRFT) model. While this model has been empirically successful, its use is limited by the fact that its formulas do not have a theoretical explanation – and thus, there is no guarantee that these formulas will work in other situations as well. In this paper, we provide a theoretical explanation for the SFRT formulas.

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