Creation Date:  2012-07-19
Category:  Risk Management
Effective Date:  2012-11-20
Type:  Processes
Last Reviewed:  2019-03-28
Version:  4.1
Scheduled Review Date: 2021-03-01
Security Classification:  Protected A
Status:  Approved


​​​​​​​This document provides the processes and instructions for managing information security incidents in the Government of Alberta (GoA). It outlines the different types of security incidents that can occur and the detailed workflow processes that the GoA should follow when responding to a security incident. Examples of incidents are included to help determine the severity of a security incident.

Please note that information classified as Protected (per the Data and Information Security Classification standard) is only accessible to Government of Alberta Employees. External users are therefore not able to download this document. To request access, please contact us:

Keywords: ciso, security incident response, incident,