Online Incident Reporting

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Forming an Incident Response Team (IRT)

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The following organizations provide a variety of training targeted specifically to CSIRTs including development, design, implementation and operations

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CSIRT Reporting an Incident

Security incidents may arise at any time. Attacks are often launched during non-business hours in an attempt to maximize the potential damage.

CSIRT provides 24x7 Computer Security Incident Response Services to any user, company, government agency or organization. CSIRT provides a reliable and trusted single point of contact for reporting computer security incidents worldwide.

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Report an Incident to CSIRT


2871 Hop Scotch Ct
Waldorf, MD 20603

Tel: 1-301-275-4433 - 24x7

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Definition of an Incident

An event which changes the security posture of an organization or circumvents security polices developed to prevent financial loss and/or the destruction, theft, or compromise of proprietary information. Also, an event investigated by an organization due to unusual activity, that cannot be explained as a consequence of normal operations.

Some possible classifications for security incidents are:

  • Unauthorized Electronic Monitoring
  • Misuse of Systems (internal or external)
  • Website Defacement. Probe/Scan
  • Denial of Service. Distributed Denial of Service
  • Malicious Code (virus, worm)
  • Intrusion/Hack
  • Virus Attacks (Unable to clean, rename, or delete)
  • Denial of Service Attacks
  • IDS alert notifications (false positives possible)
  • Automated scanning tools and probes
  • External/Internal threats (espionage)
  • Unauthorized accesses to information systems
  • Theft of intellectual property
  • Extortion

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