Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: Knox College
  • Street Address: 2 East South Street
  • City: Galesburg
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Illinois
  • Zip Code: 61401

Submitted By

  • Name: Lindsay Nickle
  • Title: Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
  • Telephone Number: 2147227141
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 63,100
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 124
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 11/24/2022
  • Date Breach Discovered: 12/07/2022
  • 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: 01/03/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Knox College - Notice of Data Security Incident - 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 and Identity Theft Monitoring