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In this section you will find information, materials and tools which will help to improve your professional language skills related to security and risk management terminology. You will find a glossary with the definitions for the main terms, a vocabulary of 100+ words and interactive and playful games in Quizlet with which you will have chance to train your security vocabulary skills.
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Discover 27 important terms and definitions used in security risk management. This glossary is available in 7 languages.


to protect (business) operations from disruption and harm, including people, information, assets, and reputation through procedural, technical, and physical risk mitigation and control measures (Smith and Brooks 2012; Fischer et al. 2008; Talbot and Jakeman 2009).

to apply a set of principles, framework, processes and measures to prevent accidents, injuries and other adverse consequences (Skybrary, website).

Effect of uncertainty on objectives. (ISO 31000)

Coordinated activities to direct and control an organization with regard to risk. (ISO 31000)

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Experts chose 100+ words used in security and risk management studies. Here you can find the translations of those words in 6 different languages. Download the file and use it for development of a professional vocabulary of security specialists!


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Quizlet is a free website providing learning tools for students, including flashcards and study games. We have prepared several interactive games for students including quizzes which will help you to learn various terms related to security and risk management in English. Simply choose the language and follow the link.