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penetration

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

intrusion

Definition(s):

  A security event, or a combination of multiple security events, that constitutes a security incident in which an intruder gains, or attempts to gain, access to a system or system resource without having authorization to do so.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded] under intrusion from IETF RFC 4949 Ver 2

  See intrusion.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded]