Get incident


Retrieve the properties and relationships of an incident object.

Attacks are typically inflicted on different types of entities, such as devices, users, and mailboxes, resulting in multiple alert objects. Microsoft 365 Defender correlates alerts with the same attack techniques or the same attacker into an incident.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) SecurityIncident.Read.All, SecurityIncident.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application SecurityIncident.Read.All, SecurityIncident.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /security/incidents/{incidentId}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an incident object in the response body.





Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.incident",
    "id": "2972395",
    "incidentWebUrl": "",
    "redirectIncidentId": null,
    "displayName": "Multi-stage incident involving Initial access & Command and control on multiple endpoints reported by multiple sources",
    "tenantId": "b3c1b5fc-828c-45fa-a1e1-10d74f6d6e9c",
    "createdDateTime": "2021-08-13T08:43:35.5533333Z",
    "lastUpdateDateTime": "2021-09-30T09:35:45.1133333Z",
    "assignedTo": "",
    "classification": "TruePositive",
    "determination": "MultiStagedAttack",
    "status": "Active",
    "severity": "Medium",
    "customTags": [
    "comments": [
		"comment": "Demo incident",
		"createdBy": "",
		"createdTime": "2021-09-30T12:07:37.2756993Z"