Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating North Highland regarding its recent data breach. The North Highland data breach involved sensitive personal information and protected health information belonging to an undisclosed number of current and former employees.
ABOUT NORTH HIGHLAND:
North Highland is a global management consulting firm that offers workforce, customer, and operational expertise to help business transform. Founded in 1992, North Highland provides support to industries facing business challenges, including energy and utilities, financial services, healthcare, hospitality and leisure, life sciences, media, entertainment and communications, public sector, retail and consumer products, and transportation. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, North Highland has 18 office locations in the United States and more than 65 offices worldwide. North Highland employees over 2,000 professionals globally and is 100% employee-owned.
On June 6, 2022, North Highland discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its system may have been accessed and acquired. North Highland disclosed that the data breach was a ransomware attack that impacted files containing personal information of current and some former employees. Through an investigation, North Highland determined that the attackers gained access to its system around May 26, 2022. On July 8, 2022, North Highland began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information impacted includes:
- Social Security number
- National insurance number
- Identity numbers
- Tax numbers
- Bank account numbers and other payroll information
- Date of birth
- Benefits information
- Background check and employment screening information
- Health-related information provided with leave or accommodation requests
If you are a current or former employee of North Highland:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the North Highland data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by North Highland;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.