Incident Reporting

The Incident Response Team (IRT) serves as the focal point for computer security incidents in NIH. The Incident Response Team is located in the NIH Office of the CIO, in the Office of the Director.

A security incident is defined as a compromised or suspected compromised system; any type of attack levied on or from an NIH computer resource; or misuse of IT resources, including violation of IT Policies.

NIH staff should report incidents to their Institute or Center Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).