residual risk



Exposure to loss remaining after other known risks have been countered, factored in, or eliminated.

Use residual risk in a sentence

  • A company or business may still have residual risk if they have a system in place that automatically scans for cyber threats.

    8 people found this helpful
  • I wondered if there was any residual risk that might mess up what we had going on at the moment.

    7 people found this helpful
  • You should always weigh the residual risk against the potential reward when you are trying to figure out if it is worth pursuing.

    5 people found this helpful
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos

Have a question about residual risk? Ask for help in the
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z