[OWASP-Security101] Vulnerability vs Threat

Brian Luteran Brian.Luteran at synchronoss.com
Tue Apr 10 18:14:43 UTC 2012

Think of a vulnerability like an open door and a threat to that open door is a thief going through it to steal something.

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From: security101-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:security101-bounces at lists.owasp.org] On Behalf Of Zaki Akhmad
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 2:31 AM
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Subject: [OWASP-Security101] Vulnerability vs Threat

Hi lists,

Are there any idea, how to easily explain the difference between
vulnerability and threat? Using example or analogy?

Sometime I still found quite difficult to distinguish between these two terms.


Zaki Akhmad
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