iSpace, Inc. Files Notice of Data Breach Leaking Consumers’ SSNs and PHI

Console and Associates, P.C.

On May 31, 2023, iSpace, Inc. filed a notice of data breach with the Attorney General of Montana after learning that an unauthorized party recently gained access to the company’s computer network where confidential consumer data was stored. Based on the company’s official filing, the incident resulted in an unauthorized party gaining access to consumers’ names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, diagnosis information, health insurance group/policy number, health insurance information, subscriber number, and prescription information. After confirming that consumer data was leaked, iSpace began sending out data breach notification letters to all individuals who were impacted by the recent data security incident.

If you received a data breach notification from iSpace, Inc., it is essential you understand what is at risk and what you can do about it. Based on the company’s “Notice of Data Incident,” it’s possible that the iSpace breach affected other companies, which may send their own data breach notifications. Regardless of which company’s name is on the letterhead, it is imperative that affected parties take these letters seriously. To learn more about how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of fraud or identity theft and what your legal options are in the wake of the iSpace data breach, please see our recent piece on the topic here.

What We Know So Far About the iSpace Breach

News of the iSpace data breach is still fresh; however, what we know at this point comes from the company’s filing with the Attorney General of Montana as well as a “Notice of Data Event” on the iSpace website. According to these sources, on February 5, 2023, iSpace detected suspicious activity within its computer system. In response, iSpace secured its network and launched an investigation into the incident in hopes of learning what, if any, consumer data was leaked.

The iSpace investigation confirmed that certain files stored within iSpace’s environment were accessed and copied by an unauthorized individual between January 30, 2023 and February 5, 2023. The company also learned that some of these files contained confidential consumer information that had been provided to iSpace as a result of the services the company provides to its clients.

Upon discovering that sensitive consumer data was made available to an unauthorized party, iSpace began to review the affected files to determine what information was compromised and which consumers were impacted. The company completed this process on March 3, 2023. While the breached information varies depending on the individual, it may include your name, Social Security number, date of birth, diagnosis information, health insurance group/policy number, health insurance information, subscriber number, and prescription information.

On May 31, 2023, iSpace sent out data breach letters to all individuals whose information was compromised as a result of the recent data security incident.

While iSpace has not yet confirmed which of the company’s clients were impacted by the recent breach, the iSpace website notes that it is affiliated with the following organizations:

  • Southland Technology Conference,
  • Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce,
  • CalChamber,
  • Association of Information Technology Partners,
  • UCLA Anderson School of Management,
  • Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council,
  • Society for Human Resource Management,
  • International Institute of Business Analysis,
  • Project Management Institute,
  • Amcham India,
  • HySea, and
  • Nasscom.

More Information About iSpace, Inc.

Founded in 2000, iSpace, Inc. is a staffing company based in El Segundo, California. The company provides technology and business process services to organization clients in the following industries: mobility, healthcare, data & analytics, revenue cycle management, robotics process automation, artificial intelligence, and information technology. iSpace employs more than 800 people and generates approximately $21 million in annual revenue.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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