Guide to Incident ManagementCybersecurity incidents are increasing, and it is highly likely that all organisations will, at some point, face a security incident. When a cybersecurity incident occurs, it is essential that it is managed effectively to reduce the amount of harm.
What is a cybersecurity incident?Cybersecurity incidents take the form of many different guises. These incidents are often characterised as ransomware, malware, service denial, and phishing attacks. These cyber-attacks usually involve:
- Unauthorised access to a system
- Attempted access to a system
- Breaches of the security policy of systems, to affect its availability or integrity