Homeland Security Usability Problems

Was at SFO the other day when an automated announcement said that current security level is “1.” OK, they’ve replaced the orange, red, etc. system. But I wondered: clearly 1 is most extreme, but most extreme what? Highest alert, or lowest? I couldn’t believe it was highest, since that left nowhere to go UP if there were a real, credible threat. But certainly not lowest, either. So…???

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