Tandym Group Data Breach

By
Will Gendron
Apr 8, 2024 1:07 PM
Affected by the Tandym Group data breach? Personal info may be compromised. Enroll in free credit monitoring services to protect your identity.
Tandym Group Data Breach

The Tandym Group LLC Data Breach

On April 5, 2024, Tandym Group LLC, a staffing and recruiting company, disclosed a significant data breach that may have compromised the personal information of numerous individuals. The breach was first identified by the company's internal security teams who noticed unusual activity within their network systems. Immediate actions were taken to investigate and contain the incident.

Information Exposed

The types of consumer information exposed in this breach include:

  • Name of individual
  • Social Security Number
  • Financial Information (e.g., account numbers, credit or debit card numbers)

Tandym Group LLC's Response

Upon discovering the breach, Tandym Group LLC acted swiftly to secure their systems and mitigate any potential damage. The company has enhanced their security measures, including updating their policies and procedures, strengthening their technical controls, and conducting comprehensive employee training aimed at preventing future breaches. Additionally, Tandym Group LLC has partnered with Cyberscout to offer affected individuals free credit monitoring services for 24 months. These services are designed to alert individuals to changes in their credit files, helping them to respond quickly to potential fraud.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

If you believe your information may have been compromised in this breach, there are several steps you can take to protect yourself:

  1. Enroll in Credit Monitoring Services: Tandym Group LLC is offering free credit monitoring services through Identity Force, a TransUnion company. You can enroll by visiting Identity Force and using the unique code provided in the notification letter.
  2. Review Your Account Statements and Credit Reports: Keep an eye on your financial statements and sign up for free annual credit reports from AnnualCreditReport.com or by calling 1-877-322-8228.
  3. Consider Placing a Fraud Alert or Credit Freeze: You can place a fraud alert or a credit freeze on your credit reports to make it harder for identity thieves to open accounts in your name. Contact one of the three major credit bureaus to set this up:
    1. Equifax: Equifax Fraud Alert or call 1-888-298-0045
    2. Experian: Experian Fraud Alert or call 1-888-397-3742
    3. TransUnion: TransUnion Fraud Alert or call 1-800-916-8800

About Tandym Group LLC

Tandym Group LLC is a prominent staffing and recruiting firm that has been operational since 1985. Originally founded as the Execu|Search Group, the company has grown to employ over 300 individuals across the U.S., specializing in healthcare, technology, life sciences, and professional services. Tandym Group is dedicated to matching talented professionals with suitable organizations, ensuring both parties reach their highest potential.

For more detailed information on the breach and how to protect yourself, you can access the official breach notification on the Massachusetts Attorney General's website.

Please note, the notice to consumers regarding this breach will be provided at the bottom of this page in PDF format.

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Consumer Notice

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