Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Instron
  • Street Address: 825 University Ave.
  • City: Norwood
  • State, or Country if outside the US: MA
  • Zip Code: 02062

Submitted By

  • Name: Jacob Morse
  • Title: Associate
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Jones Day
  • Telephone Number: 617-449-6929
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 1059
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 10
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: No
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 08/18/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 12/08/2023
  • 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: 12/21/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Template Individual Notification Letter.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: 24 months of complimentary one-bureau credit monitoring, fraud consultation, and identity theft restoration services through Kroll Information Assurance, LLC.