Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: The Colorado State University System
  • Street Address: 555 17th Street, Suite 1000
  • City: Denver
  • State, or Country if outside the US: CO
  • Zip Code: 80202

Submitted By

  • Name: Mario Arango
  • Title: Associate Legal Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 970-491-6920
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: In-house Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 19344
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 29
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 5/29/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 7/10/2023
  • 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: 7/12/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Sample Individual Notice of Data Event - PBI.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • 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: 24 Months, Kroll, Credit Monitoring and ID Restoration Services