TN: Data breach of vendor puts personal info of TN high school students at risk

Carley Gordon reports:

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is currently investigating a possible data breach of a 3rd party vendor, that potentially has exposed personal information of thousands of public school students across Tennessee.

The Commission is a state organization focused on assisting high school seniors in every element of accessing higher education.

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and the Department of Education have been notified that Graduation Alliance, a state vendor providing data and web hosting services, encountered a potential incident of unauthorized entry to servers that contained some Tennessee student information.

Read more on WSMV.

The statement from Graduation Alliance follows (courtesy of WSMV):

h/t, @K12CyberMap

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