Unauthorized third party access steals Strategic Benefits Advisors’ consumer information


Exploit: Hacking

Strategic Benefits Advisors: Human Resources Consulting Firm


Risk to Business: 2.223 = Severe In a recent legal filing, Strategic Benefits Advisors disclosed that an unauthorized third party had gained access to its data and may have removed several files containing consumer information. The Georgia-based company provides full-service employee benefits consulting for companies in many industries.


Individual Risk: 2.419 = Severe Strategic Benefits Advisors sent breach notification letters to more than 58,000 people to inform them of the exposure which the company says was limited to full names and Social Security numbers.

Customers Impacted: Unknown
How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business : Hackers have been especially interested in breaching companies that maintain large stores of data for other companies lately.

Risk Levels:
1 - 1.5 = Extreme Risk
1.51 - 2.49 = Severe Risk
2.5 - 3 = Moderate Risk

*The risk score is calculated using a formula that considers a wide range of factors related to the assessed breach.

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