Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Westat, Inc.
  • Street Address: 1600 Research Boulevard
  • City: Rockville
  • State, or Country if outside the US: MD
  • Zip Code: 20850

Submitted By

  • Name: David Reesman
  • Title: Vice President – General Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: (301) 517-4187
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Vice President – General Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 7,954
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 65
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 05/29/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 06/22/2023
  • 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: 07/21/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Notice of Data Event - Westat - ME.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: 12 months, IDX, Credit monitoring and identity protection