What is an open service?

Created by Charley Downey, Modified on Fri, 22 Mar 2024 at 12:06 PM by Charley Downey

An open service is software running on a device that is accessible from the public internet. Companies routinely run many services on their systems which are supposed to be accessible on the internet. In some circumstances, however, companies may expose certain high-risk services, including databases and administrative dashboards which are common targets for hackers.

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