CompTIA Security+ Question E-94

Upper management decides which risk to mitigate based on cost. This is an example of:

A. Qualitative risk assessment
B. Business impact analysis
C. Risk management framework
D. Quantitative risk assessment

Answer: D

Quantitative analysis / assessment is used to the show the logic and cost savings in replacing a server for example before it fails rather than after the failure. Quantitative assessments assign a dollar amount.