Cyber Security Incident

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UPDATE - March 4, 2024

School District No. 67 has sent a second letter to all parents regarding the cyber security incident experienced by the district on February 13th.


Parents are receiving this letter because the district has determined that the privacy incident affects the security of their student's personal information. Please review the letter carefully, included in the link below.


March 4, 2024 - Letter to Parents/Students


Update – February 27, 2024

As part of the ongoing investigation into the cyber security incident, School District No. 67 is extending credit monitoring and identity theft protection services to a group of individuals mostly comprised of current staff.

Those individuals have been notified by email, with a letter that provides additional information and instructions for accessing credit monitoring services that are being provided by the district.

Incident

On February 13, 2024, School District No. 67 responded to an incident in which an unauthorized entity gained access to certain School District technology systems. As soon as the intrusion was detected, the School District took steps to contain the incident and engaged cybersecurity experts to assist with the response and investigation.

In the course of the initial investigation, it was determined that certain information belonging to staff, students and parents may have been subject to risk as a result of the incident. Out of an abundance of caution given the early stage of the investigation, on February 19th all employees were notified of the incident, and on February 20th all parents/students were notified.



The following letter has been issued from the Superintendent:




February 20, 2024 - Parents/Students Notice of Breach

February 19, 2024 - Staff Notice of Breach



Resources

Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia: https://www.oipc.bc.ca/

Canada Revenue Agency: Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft - Canada.ca

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre: What to do if you're a victim of fraud (antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca)







UPDATE - March 4, 2024

School District No. 67 has sent a second letter to all parents regarding the cyber security incident experienced by the district on February 13th.


Parents are receiving this letter because the district has determined that the privacy incident affects the security of their student's personal information. Please review the letter carefully, included in the link below.


March 4, 2024 - Letter to Parents/Students


Update – February 27, 2024

As part of the ongoing investigation into the cyber security incident, School District No. 67 is extending credit monitoring and identity theft protection services to a group of individuals mostly comprised of current staff.

Those individuals have been notified by email, with a letter that provides additional information and instructions for accessing credit monitoring services that are being provided by the district.

Incident

On February 13, 2024, School District No. 67 responded to an incident in which an unauthorized entity gained access to certain School District technology systems. As soon as the intrusion was detected, the School District took steps to contain the incident and engaged cybersecurity experts to assist with the response and investigation.

In the course of the initial investigation, it was determined that certain information belonging to staff, students and parents may have been subject to risk as a result of the incident. Out of an abundance of caution given the early stage of the investigation, on February 19th all employees were notified of the incident, and on February 20th all parents/students were notified.



The following letter has been issued from the Superintendent:




February 20, 2024 - Parents/Students Notice of Breach

February 19, 2024 - Staff Notice of Breach



Resources

Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia: https://www.oipc.bc.ca/

Canada Revenue Agency: Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft - Canada.ca

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre: What to do if you're a victim of fraud (antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca)






Page last updated: 06 Mar 2024, 09:19 AM