The purpose of this article is to present a framework and a method for cyber-target categorization. The framework contains factors, which influence on cyber targeting process and the presented categorization method provides an example, how cyber-targets could be categorized to support targeting decision making.
The article is based on literature study. Research method was to build an analogy between conventional and cyber targeting.
Cyber targeting does not seem to be studied widely, but the common approach to cyber security seems to be “threat-based”. This article presents a new categorization criteria and method for cyber-target analyze, with a target-based approach.