Emtec Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Emtec, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Emtec data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.

ABOUT EMTEC, INC.:

Emtec is an IT services and consulting company offering products and services in advising, applications, automation, analytics, cyber security, and IT infrastructure. Founded in 1995, Emtec has expanded by leveraging its expertise in Oracle, Microsoft, BMC, and Salesforce softwares to assist business growth and innovation. Furthermore, Emtec works with a variety of industries, including the manufacturing, healthcare, education, energy, government, and financial services sectors. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Emtec has offices across the United States, Canada, and India. Currently, Emtec employs more than 1,000 individuals.

WHAT HAPPENED?

Recently, Emtec discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Emtec concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between September 7 and September 14, 2022. On October 14, 2022, Emtec began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of information has not been disclosed by Emtec. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:

  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information
  • Medical information
  • Taxpayer information
  • Personal identification number issued by the United States IRS

If you received a breach notification letter from Emtec:

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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Emtec data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Emtec, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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