How to Recognize and Report a Cybersecurity Incident

1. Go to the Office of Information Technology (OIT) Website at indstate.edu/oit to: OIT Services and Resources.
2. Click the Service Catalog and select Security.
3. Click Security Report an Incident.

Examples of known or suspected security incidents that must be reported:

Attempts (failed or successful) to gain unauthorized access to a system or its data

Giving your username and password to someone else

Loss of printed information that is not public

Loss of a physical storage device containing data that is not public (e.g. a flash drive, an external hard drive, a laptop with such data on its hard drive)

A virus or malware infection of an institutional computer

Note: Receiving a fraudulent email is not an incident unless it has lead to an event listed above.