Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: California Northstate University
  • Street Address: 9700 West Taron Drive
  • City: Elk Grove
  • State, or Country if outside the US: CA
  • Zip Code: 95757

Submitted By

  • Name: Benjamin Wanger
  • Title: Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Telephone Number: 215-564-1601
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Outside Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents):
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 1
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 02/12/2023 - 02/13/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/02/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 12/21/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: CNSU - Maine Attachment.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: N/A
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: One year; Experian; Credit monitoring and identity theft protection services