Threat levels


AV Researcher Calls for Standard Threat Level Displays

GENEVA — A veteran security researcher today challenged the anti-malware industry to work on a standard way of assigning computer/Internet threat levels to present transparent helpful information to consumers and businesses.
During a presentation at the Virus Bulletin 2009 conference here, Fortinet project manager Bryan Lu discussed the current scenario where anti-malware vendor use different systems to display threat levels — either color-coded or using numbers and arrows — and suggested that vendors use existing data to make threat level indicators more useful and meaningful.

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