Vulnerability definition

Vulnerability means a weakness of an asset or mitigation that can be exploited by one or more threats.
Vulnerability means a weakness, susceptibility or flaw of an asset, system, process or control that can be exploited by a cyber threat;
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.

Examples of Vulnerability in a sentence

  • Dr. Maria Shahgedanova, University of Reading, United KingdomWater resources management challenges in a changing climate in Central Asia Dr. Tobias Siegfried, hydrosolutions Ltd., SwitzerlandCurrent Trends in Central Asia Climate Change: Vulnerability and Opportunities Prof.

  • Economic Profile of Quang Binh for Vulnerability Assessment and EBA.

  • Vulnerability to Human Trafficking: A Study of Vietnam, Albania, Nigeria and the UK: Report of Shared Learning Event held in Hanoi, Vietnam:6-7 December 2017.

  • Using the Vulnerability Index & Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool (VI-SPDAT) as part of the Coordinated Assessment process, coupled with more robust data entry into HMIS, clients who score within range and are identified as likely benefitting from receiving Shelter Case Management services will be offered these services as openings in the program become available.

  • Heinrich Boll Stiftung (2010) ‘Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Preparedness in Kenya’.

More Definitions of Vulnerability

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 the readily apparent susceptibility of a victim to injury, physical restraint, persuasion, or temptation.
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 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 condition in the instructions of the Software, whether consistent with its Specifications or not, that renders the computer on which the Software is operating susceptible to unauthorized access and use.