Maricopa County Community College District

MCCCD IT Employees: ‘District knew about security concerns’

Within hours of DataBreaches.net reporting litigation against Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and statements by employees claiming that MCCCD is attempting to cover up its lax security by blaming employees, two (other) employees have started publicly revealing more details. Greg Argos of CBS5 (KPHO) reports that the two have come forward with documents to support...

Arizona law firm files notice of claim over Maricopa County Community College District breach; class-action lawsuit to follow?

I’m somewhat surprised this took so long. Back in October, I blogged about a breach involving the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) in Arizona. The breach involved sensitive information such as names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and bank account information of 2.49 million students, former students, vendors and employees.  Judging by the almost 100 comments...

Breach at Maricopa Community Colleges may cost $14 million

Mary Beth Faller reports: A massive data breach at Maricopa Community Colleges was a result of staff errors in the information technology department, and the estimated cost of fixing the problem and aiding victims could rise as high as $14 million. An official with the Maricopa County Community College District said an outside consultant...

Maricopa Community Colleges notifies 2.5M after data security breach (update 6)

Tim Gallen and Mike Sunnucks report: The Maricopa County Community College District is notifying nearly 2.5 million students, former students, vendors and employees because their personal information may have been exposed in a security breach. The Tempe-based college district announced today that it is contacting 2.49 million students, employees and suppliers that their information...