TO CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICERS
Associate Director for Information Technology and
FedCIRC Incident Reporting System
Computer Incident Reporting Center (FedCIRC) has developed a new improved
incident reporting system. This system provides a secure web-enabled means
of reporting computer security incidents. Incidents will be sent directly
to the CERT database as well as to the FedCIRC watch. This new system
will assist analysts in providing timely handling of your security incidents
as well as the ability to conduct improved analysis.
reiterates the responsibility of Federal civilian agencies to report all
unauthorized system activity quickly and accurately to FedCIRC at GSA,
and where appropriate to law enforcement authorities such as the FBI's
National Infrastructure Protection Center as required by the Government
Information Security Reform Act (GISRA). Department of Defense entities
should continue to report security incidents to their respective computer
emergency response centers.
should submit computer security incident reports to FedCIRC using this
secure form by following the "Report an Incident" link at
information regarding the FedCIRC incident handling program contact Michael
Smith at (202) 708-5060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
for your attention to these important security initiatives.