Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to the National Math and Science Initiative, including sensitive personal information. The National Math and Science Initiative is a non-profit organization based in Dallas, Texas, that works to improve student performance in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math in the United States. If you received a notice of data breach letter from National Math and Science Initiative, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, LLC to learn more about your legal rights in responding to the data breach.
According to information recently submitted to the Maine Attorney General’s Office, on or around October 13, 2021, the National Math and Science Initiative learned of unusual and suspicious activity on the National Math and Science Initiative network. The National Math and Science Initiative’s investigation revealed a hacker accessed certain private systems for almost an entire month, between September 23, 2021 and October 18, 2021.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?
The National Math and Science Initiative did not begin notifying victims of the breach until February 7, 2022. In total, the data of approximately 191,255 individuals was compromised in the breach. The letters to victims do not explain why the National Math and Science Initiative waited nearly four months after learning of the breach to start notifying victims.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
National Math and Science Initiative has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:
- Social Security numbers, and
- Addresses. 
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF
THE NATIONAL MATH AND SCIENCE INITIATIVE DATA BREACH?
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the National Math and Science Initiative data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.