What is weakness?

weakness meaning in Internet terms is Definition: A shortcoming or imperfection in software code, design, architecture, or deployment that, under proper conditions, could become a vulnerability or contribute to the introduction of vulnerabilities.
Related Term(s): vulnerability
Adapted from: ITU-T X.1520 CWE, FY 2013 CIO FISMA Reporting Metrics


reference: Glossary | National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies