Dealing with Suspicion or Notice of Data Breach-Computing Services ISO - Carnegie Mellon University

Dealing with Suspicion or Notice of Data Breach

Many states either have or are in the process of instituting laws that govern how businesses and institutions should respond to data breaches including what notice or assistance they are required to provide to affected consumers and constituents.

Receiving a Notice of Data Breach does NOT NECESSARILY mean that your identity has been stolen, however it does increase your risk and DOES REQUIRE you to take action.

If you suspect or have received a notice that your personal information has been exposed or stolen, then take appropriate actions for the type of information that was compromised: