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Activate Security Incident Response

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Activate Security Incident Response

The Security Incident Response plugin is available as a separate subscription.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

Security Incident Response activates these related plugins if they are not already active.
Table 1. Plugins for Security Incident Response
Plugin Description
Service Management Core


Installs the core Service Management items used to allow other service-related plugins to work, such as Field Service, Facilities, HR, Legal, Finance, Marketing and the custom app creator.
Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Çore


Provides an integration of Security Incident Response with GRC to allow the association of security incidents with risks.
Task-Outage Relationship


Allows users to create an outage from an Incident and a Problem form. Incidents and problems have a many-to-many relationship with outages.
Tree map


Enables support for treemap view on any applications.
Security Incident Response support


Provides support functionality for use within the Security Incident Response application.

To purchase a subscription, contact your ServiceNow account manager. After purchasing the subscription, activate the plugin within the production instance.


  1. Navigate to System Definition > Plugins.
  2. Right-click the plugin name on the list and select Activate/Upgrade.

    If the plugin depends on other plugins, these plugins are listed along with their activation status.

  3. (Optional) If available, select the Load demo data check box.

    Some plugins include demo data—sample records that are designed to illustrate plugin features for common use cases. Loading demo data is a good policy when you first activate the plugin on a development or test instance. You can load demo data after the plugin is activated by repeating this process and selecting the check box.

  4. Click Activate.