Cyber Vulnerabilities

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Cyber Vulnerabilities are weaknesses of information resources that may be exploited by a threat. Because these are weaknesses that can be addressed by the security specialist, they are examples of vulnerabilities.

  • The lack of adequate controls represents a vulnerability, exposing sensitive information and data to the risk of malicious damage, attack or unauthorized access by hackers, employee error, environmental threat or equipment failure. This could result in a loss of sensitive information, financial loss, legal penalties or other losses.

Common Vulnerabilities



  • A vulnerability scan will only find “known” vulnerability patterns and will, therefore, not find a programmer’s application back door.
  • Vulnerability Scanner