What is INFOCON?

Introduction Information operations condition (INFOCON) is a threat level system in the United States similar to that of FPCON. It is a defence system based primarily on the status of information systems and is a method used by the military to defend against a computer network attack. Other Systems Should not be confused with similar… Read More

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What is DEFCON?

Introduction The defence readiness condition (DEFCON) is an alert state used by the United States Armed Forces. The DEFCON system was developed by the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) and unified and specified combatant commands. It prescribes five graduated levels of readiness (or states of alert) for the US military. It increases in severity from… Read More