Vulnerability definition

Vulnerability means a weakness of an asset or mitigation that can be exploited by one or more threats.
Vulnerability means a weakness in the computational logic (for example, code) found in software and hardware components that when exploited, results in a negative impact to the confidentiality, integrity, or availability, and the term Vulnerabilities shall be construed accordingly.
Vulnerability means a weakness, susceptibility or flaw of an asset, system, process or control that can be exploited by a cyber threat;

Examples of Vulnerability in a sentence

  • Customer will not perform any type of penetration testing, Vulnerability Assessment, or Denial of Service attack on the Cloud Services production, test, or development environments.

  • The parties will take appropriate actions to protect Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information, as prescribed in 6 CFR 27.400, and Safeguards Information, as prescribed in Section 147 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 and its implementing regulations in 10 CFR Part 73, “Physical Protection of Plants and Materials,” or directives in NRC implementing orders.


More Definitions of Vulnerability

Vulnerability means a weakness of any nature that can be exploited by one or more threats. A vulnerability may be an omission or it may relate to a weakness in controls in terms of their strength, completeness or consistency and may be of a technical, procedural, physical, organisational or operational nature.
Vulnerability means a weakness of an asset or control that can be exploited by one or more threats.
Vulnerability means the readily apparent susceptibility of a victim to injury, physical restraint, persuasion, or temptation.
Vulnerability means the conditions determined by physical, social, economic and environmental factors or processes, which increase the susceptibility of a community to the impact of hazards.’’.
Vulnerability means a set of conditions and processes rooted in conditions of physical, social, economic and environmental factors which increase the susceptibility of an individual or community to the impact of hazards; and
Vulnerability means a weakness of an asset or mitigation that can be exploited by one or more threats. Annex 1 List of threats and corresponding mitigations
Vulnerability means a flaw or weakness in an information technology system that can be exploited by a bad actor to cause a Cybersecurity Incident.