Visionary Integration Professionals Data Breach Exposes Social Security Numbers

Will Gendron
Apr 16, 2024 11:10 AM
Explore the VIP data breach details, including exposed Social Security numbers. Learn protective steps if affected. Visit the Massachusetts AG site for more.

September 2023 Data Breach

On September 21, 2023, Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) was alerted to a potential security breach. A thorough investigation confirmed that unauthorized access had occurred, potentially exposing sensitive personal information. The breach was promptly reported to the relevant authorities, and measures were taken to address the security vulnerability.

Information Exposed

The following type of consumer information was exposed during the breach:

  • Social Security Number

Visionary Integration Professionals's Response

In response to the breach, VIP has taken several steps to bolster security and support affected individuals. The company engaged forensic experts to conduct a comprehensive review of the systems involved. Based on the findings and recommendations from the investigation, VIP has implemented enhanced security measures to prevent future incidents.

Furthermore, VIP is offering affected individuals access to credit monitoring services at no cost. These services include alerts for changes to credit files, helping individuals stay informed of potential fraudulent activity. VIP has partnered with Cyberscout, a TransUnion company, to provide these services and additional fraud assistance.

For more details on the breach and VIP's response, you can view the official disclosures on the Massachusetts Attorney General's website and the California Attorney General's website.

What You Should Do If Affected

If you believe your information was compromised in this breach, it is crucial to act promptly to protect yourself from potential identity theft:

  1. Enroll in the provided credit monitoring services to receive alerts about changes to your credit report.
  2. Regularly review your account statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity.
  3. Consider placing a fraud alert or a security freeze on your credit reports. This can help prevent new credit accounts from being opened in your name without your consent.

For additional protection, you may contact one of the three major credit reporting agencies:

About Visionary Integration Professionals

Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) specializes in management consulting, DevOps, software quality management, and organizational development. Founded in 1996, VIP has been committed to helping organizations optimize processes and ensure security through strategic planning and technology solutions. For more information about VIP and its services, please visit their website.

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