UT: Technical problem causes security breach in Tooele County School District, may have exposed 1000 students’ info

Debbie Worthen reports:

Hundreds of students’ personal information was potentially compromised in what the Tooele County School District called a “technical problem” as the district switched from Aspire to Skyward.

Skyward is a software company specializing in K-12 school management. It includes student records and personal information.

This week, families of the over 21,000 students attending school in the TCSD received an email letting them know Skyward was up and running and all students must be registered through Skyward before the start of the new school year next month.

When Samantha Mamales logged in, she was horrified when she found a random child attached to her account. She could see a picture, address, student ID and personal data about the student. Not only that, but her own daughter wasn’t on the account at all.

Read more at KSL.

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