Graceful Failure

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Graceful Failure


Document and assess whether (i) Model errors, (ii) Model failures, (iii) Product failures, (iv) IT failures, and/or (v) process and implementation failures - whether caused by attack or not - can result in physical or irreparable harm to humans, society and/or the environment. If present, mitigate these risks by implementing technological and/or process measures that make these failures graceful.


To identify risks and mitigating measures throughout the Product Lifecycle with regard to significant threats to individuals' physical, financial, social and psychological wellbeing.

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