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Definition[]

An attack vector is a

Overview[]

It "provides information about the assets that can be targeted and the type of threat used per asset."[3]

Attack vectors enable hackers to exploit system vulnerabilities, including human errors.

References[]

  1. Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., The Future of the Electric Grid, Glossary, at 261 (2011) (full-text).
  2. Cyberspace Solarium Commission - Final Report, at 130.
  3. ENISA Threat Landscape 2014: Overview of Current and Emerging Cyber-threats, at 10.
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