Galveston College
Data Breach Class Action

October 25, 2023 -- Attention: victims of the Galveston College data breach.

Abington Cole + Ellery is investigating the recently announced Galveston College data breach.

At this time there is very little public information available about the Galveston College data breach. It is not currently known when the data breach occurred, or how it happened.

At this time, it is not known if Galveston College is offering free credit monitoring and/or identity theft protection services to affected individuals.

Thousands of individuals were affected by the Galveston College data breach.

Breached data may include, but is not necessarily limited to: names, Social Security numbers, financial data, and health data.

Additional information about the Galveston College data breach may be found here: Galveston College.

Located in Galveston, Texas, Galveston College actively serves as a comprehensive educational institution for the residents of Galveston Island and the surrounding regions. It offers a broad spectrum of academic programs, designed to prepare students for higher education or to equip them with skills tailored for the workforce. In its focus on workforce development, the college aligns its vocational and skill-based courses with the demands of local and regional job markets, thereby facilitating quick and efficient pathways to employment. The institution also addresses the needs of adult learners and professionals through its continuing education courses, which include short-term programs, certificates, and workshops, all structured to accommodate flexible learning schedules. Beyond its educational mandate, Galveston College engages with the community through various service initiatives that range from literacy programs to cultural events, aiming to enrich the local community both educationally and culturally. Through this integrated approach, the college functions as a vital resource for individual growth and collective community development.

For more information about steps you can take to possibly reduce the chances harm arising from a data breach, please review the following article: What are some steps you can take if you've been the victim of a data breach?

If you believe you are a victim of the Galveston College data breach, and would like to participate in a class action lawsuit regarding this data breach, please submit your information via the form on this webpage. This website is not associated with nor authorized by Galveston College or any affiliated companies.