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What are the most commonly mixed up security terms? Threat, vulnerability, and risk. While it might be unreasonable to expect those outside the security industry to understand the differences, more often than not, many in the business use these terms incorrectly or interchangeably. Maybe some definitions (from Strategic Security Management) might help…. Asset – People, […]

What types of threats should you be looking at? From a security perspective, a threat is an act or condition that seeks to obtain, damage, or destroy an asset. Threats can be divided into three types: actual, conceptual, and inherent. Actual threats are the crime and security incident history against an asset or at a […]