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vulnerability assessment
The systematic examination of a system to identify those critical infrastructures or related components that may be at risk from an attack and the determination of appropriate procedures that can be implemented to reduce that risk. 2. [The] systematic examination of an information system (IS) or product to determine the adequacy of security measures. identify security deficiencies, provide data from which to predict the effectiveness of proposed security measures, and confirm the adequacy of such measures after implementation. [INFOSEC-99]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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