Major Application

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1. A Major Application is an application that requires special attention to security due to the risk and magnitude of the harm resulting from the loss, misuse, or unauthorized access to, or modification of, the information in the application.

Related Terms: Classification of Systems
Note: A breach in a major application might comprise many individual application programs and hardware, software, and telecommunications components. Major applications can be either a major software application or a combination of hardware/software where the only purpose of the system is to support a specific mission-related function. br>

BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 2B: Intermediate (BC)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 2C: Intermediate (CM)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)







(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)