Science Systems and Applications Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (“SSAI”) regarding its recent data breach. The SSAI data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,000 individuals.


SSAI is a technology and manufacturing company based in Maryland. Founded in 1977, SSAI is a leading provider of science, engineering, and technology solutions for its customers, such as NASA and NOAA, and has made significant contributions to more than 150 Earth and space science missions.2 Today, SSAI’s specialties include instrument and software engineering, web/app development, AI/Machine learning, science research & development, data management and analytics, modeling and simulation, and more. Headquartered in Lanham, Maryland, SSAI has an additional location in Virgina and employs over 500 individuals.


In January 2024, SSAI discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, SSAI determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information at various times from January 1 to January 3, 2024. On February 9, 2024, SSAI 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 Science Systems and Applications, 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 SSAI 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 Science Systems and Applications, 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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