[Full-disclosure] Project Chroma: A color code for the state of cyber security
juha-matti.laurio at netti.fi
Sun Nov 30 20:02:48 GMT 2008
And IBM Internet Security Systems has its AlertCon
Fortinet (in fact FortiGuard Center) uses colors too:
Both of these are known for years.
Some Guy Posting To Full Disclosure [fd.leach at googlemail.com] kirjoitti:
> I'd just like to point out that Symantec has something similar.
> See here: <http://www.symantec.com/security_response/threatconlearn.jsp>
> It's not applied in such a useful way as you suggest - but in case you
> wanted to know.
> On 11/29/08, Mike C <mike.cartall at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > It is time to take an example from Homeland Security and define codes
> > of color for cyber-warfare threat levels. I propose the following:
> > Green level: There is negligible threat to online security.
> > Yellow level : There is a minimal level of threat, and this must be
> > monitored and contained.
> > Orange level: This level of threat indicates there are parties who are
> > actively engaging in cyber-warfare. Caution is required when online.
> > Red level: This level indicates a full blown cyber-war. It indicates
> > very high probability of all communications being intercepted.
> > While homeland security's implementation does not seem to have a real
> > world merit, such a threat level would certainly be very useful in the
> > online security realm. Please disseminate this announcement of the
> > project Chroma levels for online security. The immediate mission of
> > the project is to be picked up by the antivirus and security tools
> > vendors, so as to add the color codes to their products and provide
> > users with a tangible measure of their online security.
> > Current status: Threat level Yellow.
> > --
> > MC
> > Security Researcher
> > Lead, Project Chroma.
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