CURRENT CSIRT STATUS:
CSIRT STATUS 1: Normal – No Alert
CSIRT STATUS 2: Initial level of heightened alert
CSIRT STATUS 3: Full Alert
CSIRT STATUS 4: “Wartime” status; Internet Meltdown
CSIRT 1: Peacetime day-to-day status
Reasoning: No major exploits and attacks evident
CSIRT 2: Initial level of heightened alert
Reasoning: attack in progress (or believed to be imminent) that could lead to increase in latency and local connectivity outages.
CSIRT 3: Full heightened alert
Reasoning: attack in progress that causes an increase in latency, local connectivity outages or compromises.
CSIRT 4: “Wartime” status; Internet Meltdown
Reasoning: attack in progress that caused failure of major parts of the internet infrastructure (backbone)