Definitions for vulnerability

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vulnerability, exposure(noun)

    the state of being vulnerable or exposed

    "his vulnerability to litigation"; "his exposure to ridicule"

  2. vulnerability(noun)

    susceptibility to injury or attack

Wiktionary

  1. vulnerability(Noun)

    Susceptibility to attack or injury; the state or condition of being weak or poorly defended.

    The country recognized their defence vulnerability after an airplane landed in front of the central square without any consequences.

  2. vulnerability(Noun)

    a specific weakness in the protections or defences surrounding someone or something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vulnerability(noun)

    the quality or state of being vulnerable; vulnerableness

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. vulnerability

    1. The susceptibility of a nation or military force to any action by any means through which its war potential or combat effectiveness may be reduced or its will to fight diminished. 2. The characteristics of a system that cause it to suffer a definite degradation (incapability to perform the designated mission) as a result of having been subjected to a certain level of effects in an unnatural (man-made) hostile environment. 3. In information operations, a weakness in information system security design, procedures, implementation, or internal controls that could be exploited to gain


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