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This lesson discusses the human causes behind cyber security incidents. These include but are not limited to: · Negligent/Unaware employees · Insider threats · Competition · Nation States In addition to the human causes behind cybersecurity incidents, participants in this lesson also learn about why incident response is so necessary. Cyber security threats result in billions of dollars lost. According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the USA lost around $100 billion in 2013 from such things. They can cause severe economic damage. The purpose of cyber incident response is to determine the threat, respond accordingly and also keep it from happening again and/or spreading.