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A cybersecurity incident is

[a]ctions taken through the use of computer networks that result in an actual or potentially adverse effect on an information system and/or the information residing therein.[1]
A single or a series of unwanted or unexpected information security events that have a significant probability of compromising business operations and threatening information security.[2]

References Edit

  1. Incident Response Procedures for Data Breaches, Glossary, at 4.
  2. ISO/IEC 27035-2

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