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What is a Vulnerability? – Risk Management Terminology

A vulnerability is a weakness is an asset or the absence or the weakness of a safeguard or countermeasure.

Examples of common vulnerabilities include:

  • Flaws
  • Loopholes
  • Oversight
  • Errors
  • Limitations
  • Frailty

If a vulnerability is exploited, loss or damage to an asset can occur.

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