Report Cyber Incidents

Report Cyber Incidents
What You Need To Know

The growing number of serious attacks on essential cyber networks is one of the most serious economic and national security threats our nation faces. An important way to protect yourself and others from cyber security incidents is to watch for them and report any that you find.

DHS has a mission to protect the nation’s cybersecurity and has organizations dedicated to collecting and reporting on cyber incidents, phishing, malware and other vulnerabilities.
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Incident Response Available. A cyber incident is the violation of an explicit or implied security policy. In general, types of activity that are commonly recognized as being in violation of a typical security policy include but are not limited to:

attempts (either failed or successful) to gain unauthorized access to a system or its data, including PII related incidents (link to the below description)
unwanted disruption or denial of service
the unauthorized use of a system for processing or storing data

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