An attack vector is "[a] path or means by which an attack can be or is made on critical infrastructure."
It "provides information about the assets that can be targeted and the type of threat used per asset."
Attack vectors enable hackers to exploit system vulnerabilities, including human errors.
- ↑ Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., The Future of the Electric Grid, Glossary, at 261 (2011) (full-text).
- ↑ ENISA Threat Landscape 2014: Overview of Current and Emerging Cyber-threats, at 10.