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alert

Definition(s):

  A brief, usually human-readable, technical notification regarding current vulnerabilities, exploits, and other security issues. Also known as an advisory, bulletin, or vulnerability note.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-150 under Alert

  Notification that a specific attack has been directed at an organization’s information systems.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded]