Notice of Data Breach

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Data Breach Notices

posted Oct 4, 2016, 6:54 PM by vosem@bethel.k12.ct.us   [ updated Oct 20, 2016, 3:43 PM ]





Data Breach Process
48-hour Notice of Breach of Security. Upon receipt of notice of a breach of security by a contractor, a board of education must, within forty-eight (48) hours, notify the students and the parents or guardians of the students whose student information, student records, or student generated-content was involved in such breach.  The local or regional board of education must also post notice of the breach on its website.

*In the event of a Bethel student data breach, a general notice will be posted here on this page along with notification to parents of student involved in breach.

30-Day notification period in event of unauthorized release of student information

Upon the discovery of a breach of security that results in the unauthorized release of student information (excluding directory information)[v] a contractor must notify the board of education of such breach without unreasonable delay, and in no case later than thirty (30) days from discovery of the breach.  During that 30-day period, the contractor may (1) conduct an investigation to determine the scope of the unauthorized release and the identity of the students whose information was compromised or (2) restore the integrity of the contractor’s data system.

60-Day notification period in event of unauthorized release of directory information, student records, or student-generated content

Upon the discovery of a breach of security that results in the unauthorized release of directory information, student records, or student-generated content, the contractor must notify the board of education without unreasonable delay and in no case later than  sixty (60) days from discovery of the breach.  During the 60-day period, the contractor may (1) conduct an investigation to determine the scope of the unauthorized release and the identity of the students whose information was compromised or restore the integrity of the contractor’s data system, or (2) restore the reasonable integrity of the contractor’s data system.


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