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Another word for exposure

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Noun
  1. The condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious

      1. A security exposure in an operating system or other system software or application software component. Before the Internet became mainstream and exposed every organization in the world to every attacker on the planet, vulnerabilities surely existed, but were not as often exploited.In light of this madness, mostly perpetrated against Microsoft products, the architecture of future operating systems has changed. Designing software to be bulletproof against attacks is like building a house where every square inch is fortified with steel and sensors that detect intrusions. Patching an existing operating system written by hundreds of programmers who were not dwelling on this issue when they wrote the code is an onerous job.Security firms maintain databases of vulnerabilities based on version number of the software. If exploited, each vulnerability can potentially compromise the system or network. To search for vulnerabilities and exposures in the National Vulnerability Database (NVD), visit http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search?cid=1. See network security scanner and vulnerability disclosure.
      1. The quality or condition of being susceptible.
      2. The capacity to be affected by deep emotions or strong feelings; sensitivity.
      3. Sensibilities; feelings.
      1. Accommodating attitude or opinion, as in receptivity to new ideas, behaviors, cultures, peoples, environments, experiences, etc., different from the familiar, conventional, traditional, or one's own.
      2. The degree to which a person, group, organization, institution, or society exhibits this liberal attitude or opinion.
      3. (computing) degree of accessibility to view, use, and modify computer code in a shared environment with legal rights generally held in common and preventing proprietary restrictions on the right of others to continue viewing, using, modifying and sharing that code.
      1. The state of being liable.
      2. Something for which one is liable; an obligation, responsibility, or debt.
      3. The financial obligations entered in the balance sheet of a business enterprise.
    See also:

    protection

  2. Something disclosed, especially something not previously known or realized

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Another word for exposure

Noun
  1. The act of subjecting to outside influences