Incident Response

For account compromise, lost or stolen devices, high-risk data compromise, or other unauthorized exposure, report the event here.  Please provide as much information as possible, including the best contact method for follow-up, so that we can move quickly in responding to the incident. 

Below are some examples of reportable IT security incidents: 

  • Took action on a phishing email (e.g., clicked on URL, responded to, provided information) 
  • Compromised user account 
  • Compromised endpoint (e.g., malware, keylogger, ransomware, etc. detected on a user’s desktop, laptop, or other devices) 
  • Compromised server (e.g., malware, unauthorized use/access, unusual activity) 
  • Compromised Vanderbilt-owned websites (e.g., website defacement) 
  • Compromised infrastructure (e.g., router, switch, firewall, ICS device) 
  • Unauthorized exposure of sensitive data (especially high-risk data types) 
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