Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Government Entity
  • Entity Name: University System of Georgia
  • Street Address: 270 Washington Street SW
  • City: Atlanta
  • State, or Country if outside the US: United States
  • Zip Code: 30334

Submitted By

  • Name: Teresa MacCartney
  • Title: Chief Operating Officer
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 7065832042
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Chief Operating Officer

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 800,000
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 211
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: Yes
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 05/28/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 05/31/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Driver's License Number or Non-Driver Identification Card Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 04/15/2024; 04/16/2024; 04/17/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: EXPERIAN_Job43984d22_USoG_L02_SAS_1.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: None
  • 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: 12 months - Complementary access to Experian IdentityWorks with fraud detection and identity restoration.