TimeImpact

The TimeImpact class describes the impact of the incident on an organization as a function of time. It provides a way to convey down time and recovery time.

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Attributes

severity (Optional)

An estimate of the relative severity of the activity. The permitted values are shown below. There is no default value.
Rank Keyword Description
1 low Low severity
2 medium Medium severity
3 high High severity

metric (Required)

Defines the metric in which the time is expressed. The permitted values are shown below. There is no default value.
Rank Keyword Description
1 labor Total staff-time to recovery from the activity (e.g., 2 employees working 4 hours each would be 8 hours).
2 elapsed Elapsed time from the beginning of the recovery to its completion (i.e., wall-clock time).
3 downtime Duration of time for which some provided service(s) was not available.
4 ext-value An escape value used to extend this attribute. See Section 5.1.

ext-metric (Optional)

A means by which to extend the metric attribute. See Section 5.1.

duration (Required)

Defines a unit of time, that when combined with the metric attribute, fully describes a metric of impact that will be conveyed in the element content. The permitted values are shown below. The default value is "hour".
Rank Keyword Description
1 second The unit of the element content is seconds.
2 minute The unit of the element content is minutes.
3 hour The unit of the element content is hours.
4 day The unit of the element content is days.
5 month The unit of the element content is months.
6 quarter The unit of the element content is quarters.
7 year The unit of the element content is years.
8 ext-value An escape value used to extend this attribute. See Section 5.1.

ext-duration (Optional)

A means by which to extend the duration attribute. See Section 5.1.


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