5.11 Tactical Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating 5.11, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The 5.11 Tactical data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.

ABOUT 5.11, INC.:

5.11 Tactical is a retail clothing and gear company based in California. Designing products specifically for first responders and tactical enthusiasts, 5.11 Tactical’s products include pants, shorts, shirts, footwear, outwear, plate carriers and vests, bags, packs, and accessories. Founded in 2003, 5.11 Tactical is a global company, with corporate and store locations in America, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, 5.11 Tactical employs over 1,000 individuals.


On November 4, 2023, 5.11 Tactical discovered that one of its former benefits providers, Rightway Healthcare, experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to 5.11 Tactical employees may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Rightway Healthcare determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information from its systems on September 21, 2023. Recently, 5.11 Tactical began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you are a current or former employee of or have received a breach notification letter from 5.11, Inc.:

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 5.11 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by 5.11, 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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