What is incident? - Definition from WhatIs.com
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What is an incident?

Definition - In information technology, an incident is an occurrence where a service or component fails to provide a feature or service that it was designed to deliver. 

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Computer incident handling and response resources

Incident response success in five quick steps

This was last updated in November 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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