Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • Street Address: 110 Eighth Street Troy Bldg 3rd Fl.
  • City: Troy
  • State, or Country if outside the US: New York
  • Zip Code: 12180

Submitted By

  • Name: Craig A Cook
  • Title: General Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 518-276-8829
  • Email Address: cookc
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: General Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 1799
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 22
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 08/01/2020 to 01/31/21
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/17/2023
  • 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: Electronic
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 02/01/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Letter-ATS-Final-signed.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: Experian - Credit Monitoring. Indefinite duration.