Educational Computer Systems Data Breach Investigation

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


ECSI, a Global Payments company, provides a full range of customizable solutions in support of the entire lifecycle of higher education and post-graduation.2 Founded in 1972, ECSI offers a mix of software and service to help schools boost student engagement and retention, increase cash flow, and reduce administrative workload.2 Today, ECSI is a leading provider of past-due accounts receivable management, campus-based student loan servicing, tax document services, tuition payment plans, refund management, call center, and outsourcing services in the industry.3 Headquartered in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, ECSI employs over 200 individuals.


On February 12, 2024, ECSI discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, ECSI determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information at certain times between October 29, 2023, and February 12, 2024. On April 19, 2024, ECSI began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Tax document information (e.g., Form 1098-E, Form 1098-T, amount of tuition paid, scholarships received, student loan interest paid)

If you received a breach notification letter from Educational Computer 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 ECSI 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 that may be provided by Educational Computer 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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