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Cyber Threat Level Indicator

The Cyber Threat Level Indicator shows the current level of malicious cyber activity and reflects the potential/actual damage. It consists of five levels.

Cyber Threat Level Indicators
Icon Status Color Description
Cyber Threat Status - Severe Severe Red Indicates a severe risk of hacking, virus or other malicious activity resulting in wide-spread outages and/or significantly destructive compromises to systems with no known remedy, or debilitation of one or more critical infrastructure sectors. At this level, vulnerabilities are being exploited with a severe level, or wide spread level of damage or disruption of critical infrastructure assets.
Cyber Threat Status - High High Orange Indicates a high risk of increased hacking, virus or other malicious cyber activity which targets or compromises core infrastructure, causes multiple service outages, multiple system compromises or compromises critical infrastructure. At this level, vulnerabilities are being exploited with a high level of damage or disruption or the potential for severe damage or disruption is high.
Cyber Threat Status - Elevated Elevated Yellow Indicates a significant risk due to increased hacking, virus or other malicious activity which compromises systems or diminishes service. At this level, there are known vulnerabilities that are being exploited with a moderate level of damage or disruption or the potential for significant damage or disruption is high.
Cyber Threat Status - Guarded Guarded Blue Indicates a general risk of increased hacking, virus or other malicious activity. The potential exists for malicious cyber activities, but no known exploits have been identified or known exploits have been identified but no significant impact has occurred.
Cyber Threat Status - Low Low Green Indicates a low risk. No unusual activity exists beyond the normal concern for known hacking activities, known viruses or other malicious activity.

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