A Metric to Assess Cyberattacks
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The field of cybersecurity has grown exponentially in the past few years with the level of cyberattacks and defenses that have had a major impact on government, industry, and personal behavior. However, analysis of such attacks has tended to be more qualitative than quantitative, undoubtedly because the latter is often extremely difficult. This paper will present a metric for the analysis of certain types of cyberattacks and present examples where it can be calculated with considerable precision.