Student information: Mississippi reaches agreement with Questar over data breach

Bill Moak reports that Questar, a testing and assessment vendor, has settled charges by the Mississippi state attorney general in the wake of a 2018 breach that affected hundreds of students in Mississippi and other states.  Moak reports:

In its Assurance of Voluntary Cooperation, Questar agreed to a number of actions:

  • Compliance with the Mississippi Consumer Protection Act;
  • Prompt notification of any future breaches involving students’ personal information
  • Coordination with the Mississippi Department of Education to notify students and their parents;
  • Compliance with a Comprehensive Information Security Program.

Read more on Clarion Ledger.

Past coverage of Questar’s woes can be found on this site by searching for “Questar.”

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