Targets represent an external resource Snyk has scanned through an integration, the CLI, UI or API.
Targets may represent a SCM repository, a Kubernetes workload, or other scannable resources external to Snyk. All Projects Snyk creates, are associate to a parent Target. One target may relate to many projects. The structure of the target depends on the origin.
Targets appear on the Projects menu on the Snyk dashboard:
The scanning method to use for this project, such as static application security testing , SAST for scanning using Snyk Code or Maven for a Maven project using Snyk Open Source). Part of the configuration for scanning.
Introducing the Snyk Dashboard
Use the Dashboard to gain a different perspective on project work that needs to be handled and to get an overview of the most vulnerable projects in your organization.