On August 8, 2021, the Dallas Independent School District was made aware of a data security incident involving the district’s electronic records that may affect former and current students, parents, and district employees.
Dallas ISD has invested significant resources to protect its Information Technology infrastructure and secure sensitive data. Despite these efforts, the district is now one of the growing number of victims, nationwide, facing sophisticated cyberattacks.
The confidentiality, privacy, and security of information in the district’s care is one of Dallas ISD’s highest priorities, and it regrets any inconvenience this incident may have caused. The district is committed to helping those impacted by this incident and has taken every necessary measure to remediate the incident and prevent it from occurring again.
For anyone who may be impacted by this incident, the district is offering credit monitoring and identity restoration services through Kroll, a leader in risk mitigation and response, whose team has extensive experience helping people who have sustained an unintentional exposure of confidential data. Anyone who may be impacted can enroll in these services.