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Update vulnerability mitigation on a generic control

Update vulnerability mitigation on a generic control

What is a vulnerability?

A vulnerability is a weakness in your organization or it systems that can be exploited incidentally or deliberately by a threat.

Below is a list of examples of what a vulnerability can be:

  • Missing data encryption
  • Missing authentication for critical function
  • Unrestricted upload of dangerous file types

What does it mean to mitigate a vulnerability?

When a control mitigate a vulnerability it means that by performing the control, the impact of the risk or the probability that the vulnerability is exploited, will be diminished.

Add vulnerability

Click on “add vulnerability” to open a pop-up window from where you can search for an appropriate vulnerability that the generic control has some mitigating effect on.

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