Internet Storm Center - Definition from the Hotspot Shield Glossary

The Internet Storm Center was created to monitor malicious activity online and attempts to quantify attacks and look at malicious activity that affects large-scale business infrastructure. The ISC is part of the SANS institute which specializes in online security and cyber security training. The group has been responsible for detecting various viruses such as the Lion worm attack. The Internet Storm Center is responsible for monitoring internet activity and deploying a network of sensors that aim to act as a pre-warning system to prevent potential attacks from happening. The organizations website has an expansive log of attempted intrusions that spans into the millions. Aside from the intrusion log, a daily report is also created that outlines current threats on the internet and any new trends that have appeared in the world of internet security.