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0422 Governance Action Classifications

Governance Action Classifications describe the common (ie typical) types of classifications that are used in the governance controls.

  • Impact describes the impact of a situation on a particular resource.
  • Criticality describes how critical a resource is to the operations of the organization.
  • Confidentiality typically is used with a data resource and indicates how confidential its content is.
  • Confidence indicates how confident the organization in the use of this resource in terms of its quality.
  • Retention defines how long a resource (typically a data resource) needs to be kept.


The values used in levelIdentifier, severityIdentifier and basisIdentifier are define using GovernanceClassificationLevels.

The values used in statusIdentifier are defined using GovernanceStatusLevels.

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