Significance Determination Process
The Significance Determination Process (SDP) is the way in which the significance of a failure is judged. Its most directly used in the assessment of a finding when determining the significance color.
The process may be broken down into various topics where details
Cyber Security Specific
Adverse Impact - A direct deleterious effect on a CDA (e.g., loss or impairment of function, reduction in reliability, reduction in ability to detect, delay, assesses or respond to malevolent activities, reduction of ability to call for or communicate
Adequate Detection and Response before adverse impact to the function then Green.
- NRC Inspection Manual 0609/Appendix A, The Significance Determination Process (SDP) for Findings At-Power
- IMC 0609 Appendix K, Maintenance Risk Assessment and Risk Management Significance Determination Process
- NRC Inspection Manual 0612
- Risk Assessment Standardization Project