Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: Brandeis University
  • Street Address: 415 South St
  • City: Waltham
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Massachusetts
  • Zip Code: 02453

Submitted By

  • Name: David Sherman
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): BakerHostetler
  • Telephone Number: 215-564-8380
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Outside Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents):
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 1
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 10/29/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 04/04/2024
  • 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: 04/19/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Brandeis_ME App & Sample.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: N/A
  • 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: 2 years Experian Credit monitoring and identity theft protection and resolution services