Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Connecticut College regarding its recent data breach. The Connecticut College data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT CONNECTICUT COLLEGE:
Connecticut College is a private liberal arts college located in New London, Connecticut. Founded in 1911, Connecticut College offers over 50 majors, minors, and certificate programs across a variety of academic interests, including anthropology, education, economics, mathematics, communications, performing arts, science, and sociology. Competing in Division III of the NCAA as the Camels, Connecticut College has 28 intercollegiate varsity teams and enrolls over 1,700 students annually.3
Recently, Connecticut College discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Connecticut College determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information on or about March 3, 2023. On February 7, 2024, Connecticut College began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license or government issued ID number
- Student identification number
- Education records information
- Financial aid information
- Financial account information and/or access code
- Health benefits/enrollment information
- Medical record number and/or treatment information
If you received a breach notification letter from Connecticut College:
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 Connecticut College 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Connecticut College:
- 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.