Severity levels

Each type of threat is assigned a severity level to help you prioritize threats in your network.
Severity Level Description
Critical Indicates there's a severe risk that malicious activity can result in outages, disrupt services, spread throughout a network, or critically impact an organization's infrastructure.
High Indicates there's significant risk that malicious activity can compromise systems, potentially spread within a network, or interrupt services.
Medium Indicates there’s increased exposure to malicious activity, such as malware or phishing that can potentially damage machines, an organization’s network, or infrastructure. This activity may compromise systems or disrupt services.
Low Indicates there's activity that's low in risk, but it may still concern your organization.