On June 11, 2021, Davaco LP (“Davaco”) experienced a data breach where an unauthorized third party gained access to its servers where sensitive employee data was stored. Davaco waited until July 2, 2021 to notify employees that their information was accessed. On July 19, 2021, Davaco reported the incident to the California Attorney General’s office.
In response to the incident, Davaco engaged a cyber-security specialist to identify all affected people. Through investigation, it was determined that over 14,000 employees were affected by this data breach.
According to the notice that Davaco sent, the following information was affected:
This information is called your personal information. It tells others about you and is considered part of your identity. Businesses are required to secure this information or risk facing statutory penalties, among other legal penalties. Stolen personal information can be used by identity thieves to engage in fraudulent activity using your identity. For the best data breach response, it is important to take action quickly.
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Davaco is a project management and deployment company that develops business solutions for consumer facing brands in retail, restaurant and hospitality services. Davaco has a team of approximately 1,700 employees that completes an average of 50,000 projects annually.