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GLOSSARY

Remote Code Execution (RCE)

Remote code execution is a cyber-attack whereby an attacker can remotely execute commands on someone else’s computing device.

RCEs usually occur due to malicious malware downloaded by the host and can happen regardless of the geographic location of the device.

We have a t-shirt that explains this phenomenon quite succinctly.

 

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What’s a Vulnerability Disclosure Program?

Why Every Company Should Have a Vulnerability Disclosure Program.

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