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What is the Difference Between Alarm and Vulnerability?

As a design decision NormShield can produce two kinds of findings; Vulnerability and Alarm.

In simplest term vulnerabilities are produced through web or network vulnerability scanning processes. For example a critical Microsoft weakness MS15-037 is a finding of type vulnerability in NormShield.

The rest of findings are alarms. Intelligence, monitoring, weaknesses through passive analysis, threat analysis are the modules that can produce alarms. For example, a finding that stems from a domain whose registration expiration date is approaching is an alarm.

In simplest term alarms are the anomaly notifications that can mostly classified as non technical vulnerabilities.

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