A breach generally means the act of breaking, or failing to observe, the terms of the legal license agreement that exists between your enterprise and the publisher of some software in use in your enterprise. The most common form of breach is using too many copies of the software, so that in IT Asset Management, a breach is often represented as a quantity by which you are In breach.
Important: In IT Asset Management, the phrase "at risk" means only that your records of consumption against a license exceed your records of purchases. This may be caused by multiple factors, including when there are license entitlements that have not yet been imported. At all times your enterprise has and retains the legal responsibility of ensuring that, in fact, it complies with the terms of all contracts, including software licenses and maintenance agreements, to which it is a party. For this reason, the general terminology in help is that a license is "over-utilized", according to records in the system.

IT Asset Management (Cloud)