Costs continue to mount in MCCCD breach

While I continue to wade through materials sent to this site concerning the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) breach, Mary Beth Faller has an update on the costs of the breach:

The cost to deal with the breach in the computer system at the Maricopa County Community College District could total $17.1 million, with most of that spent on lawyers and services to the millions of people whose personal data was exposed.

Over the past 10 months, about $6.8 million has been authorized to repair the system. In November, the district disclosed that hackers had invaded a server in April, exposing Social Security numbers and banking information of 2.4 million current and former students, faculty members and vendors from as long as 30 years ago.

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