Mastic Beach Village Board Announces Data Breach and Related Remedial Actions

Reports Sent to Law-Enforcement Agencies for Further Investigation

Who:               

Maura P. Spery, Mayor, Village of Mastic Beach

Elizabeth “Betty” Manzella, Deputy Mayor, Village of Mastic Beach

Christopher Anderson, Trustee, Village of Mastic Beach

Joseph H. Johnson, Trustee, Village of Mastic Beach

Anne L. Snyder, Trustee, Village of Mastic Beach

J. David Eldridge, Esq., Village Attorney

Susan F. Alevas, Esq., Village Clerk/Administrator

What:              

Village officials will be discussing information relating to a data breach affecting hundreds of individuals, including certain elected Village officials, candidates for the Village Board, Village employees and Village residents, and the steps being taken to remediate the situation.

 Why:               

For approximately 18 months, the Village’s forensic-IT investigator has been examining potential illegal activities involving the data breach of confidential information.  That report has been finalized and, pursuant to the Village’s statutory obligations, written notification to those potentially affected have been released.

When:             

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 12:15 p.m.

Where:            

Mastic Beach Village Hall, 369 Neighborhood Road, Mastic Beach, New York11951

Directions:          Take William Floyd Parkway (CR 46) south to Havenwood Drive (CVS on corner) and make a left heading east. Havenwood Drive will turn into Neighborhood Road. Continue on Neighborhood Road and make a left onto Alder Drive (near the Village Gazebo) and then make a left into the Village Hall parking lot.  Enter through the courtroom door (far right door at back of Village Hall).

Dated:  September 26, 2016