External Threat - Computer Definition
A threat originating outside a company, government agency, or institution. In contrast, an internal threat is one originating inside the organization—typically by an employee or “insider.”
See Also: Insider Hacker or Cracker.Webster's New World Hacker Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Bernadette Schell and Clemens Martin.
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