A data breach is an intrusion within your business where sensitive, protected, or confidential data is copied, transmitted, viewed, stolen, or used by an unauthorized individual.
If you think your business has experienced a data breach, we recommend that you act immediately by following our guidelines below, and then proceed to our Report, Recover and Reinforce sections for further assistance. Remember, a data breach can affect your business’s finances, privacy, and reputation.
These resources have been gathered, selected and vetted to help simplify the process of recovering after a cybercrime incident has taken place. You may need to contact organizations outside FightCybercrime.org. Results will vary depending on your circumstances.
Once you have notified the appropriate organizations and you are on the road to recovery, it is time to reinforce your cybersecurity using these resources and tools.