Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: University of Missouri
  • Street Address: 227 University Hall
  • City: Columbia
  • State, or Country if outside the US: MO
  • Zip Code: 65211

Submitted By

  • Name: Jena Valdetero
  • Title: Attorney
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Telephone Number: 312-456-1025
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney on behalf of University of Missouri

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 118,808
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 36
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: No
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 05/31/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 09/09/2023
  • 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: 10/20/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Sample Individual Notificaiton Letters.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 and CyberScan monitoring, a $1,000,000 insurance reimbursement policy, and fully managed ID theft recovery services for only individuals whose SSN was exposed.