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Vicarious liability A legal concept: An employer will usually be liable for the wrongful acts committed by their employees in the course of their employment;
a principle that may also cover the acts of an employee that are incidental to their employment.
Virtual private network A private data network that makes use of a public network, such as the Internet, by encrypting data at one node and using security procedures that provides a "tunnel" through which the data can pass to another node.
Viruses Programs that can slow down system performance and cause strange system behavior and in many cases do serious harm to computers, either as deliberate, malicious damage or as unintentional side effects.
Vulnerability Any product flaw, administrative process or act, or physical exposure that makes a computer susceptible to attack by a malicious user.

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