Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Benchmark Education Company LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Benchmark Education data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT BENCHMARK EDUCATION COMPANY LLC:
Benchmark Education is an educational publishing company that provides a variety of reading materials and programs. Founded in 1998, Benchmark Education steadily grew by providing print and digital solutions to promote content learning and critical skills in reading, writing, social studies, science, and several different languages. Additionally, Benchmark Education publishes interactive content, social emotional learning materials, and assessments. Headquartered in New Rochelle, New York, Benchmark Education employs more than 500 individuals
Recently, Benchmark Education 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, Benchmark Education concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through employee email accounts between September 22 and December 15, 2021. On October 17, 2022, Benchmark Education began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information impacted includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Account number
If you received a breach notification letter from Benchmark Education:
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 Benchmark Education 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 free credit monitoring service provided by Benchmark Education Company LLC;
- 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.