Software Systems Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Software Systems, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Software Systems data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Software Systems is a software development company based in Indiana. Founded in 1976, Software Systems provides data processing solutions for the education market with the long-term goal of being the primary supplier of administrative and academic software solutions for school corporations in the State of Indiana.2 Today, Software Systems’ flagship product, the FMS (Financial Management System), is designed, built, and maintained to help Indiana school corporations with their financial accounting and payroll activities/functions.2 Headquartered in Greenwood, Indiana, Software Systems has one location.


In October 2023, Software Systems discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Software Systems determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information between September 29, 2023, and October 13, 2023. On November 20, 2023, Software Systems began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Software Systems, Inc.:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Software Systems data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Software Systems, Inc.:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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