# target

## Threat

Definition: A threat represents an undesirable state which should be destroyed or suppressed.

## Objective

Definition: An objective represents a desirable state which should be produced or maintained.

## Target

MFM distinguishes between system goals in two different categories based on the nature of the concepts. One is to achieve a certain state, while the other is to avoid an undesirable state. These two can be expressed by using only one concept of goal with different logical expressions. However, the differentiation between the two concepts is… read more »

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