Elephant insurance Reveals a Data Incident

Elephant insurance Reveals a Data Incident-01

Elephant Insurance, and its subsidiary Apparent Insurance (together, “Elephant Insurance”), values and respects the privacy of information which is why it is providing notice about a recent incident that may involve certain consumer information. This information either relates to current or previous Elephant Insurance customers or is information Elephant Insurance received as part of providing a quote for auto or other insurance coverage. Elephant Insurance is providing information about the incident, its response, and resources available to individuals.

What Happened?  In April 2022, Elephant Insurance identified unusual activity on its network. Elephant Insurance promptly undertook a comprehensive investigation working with third-party specialists, to secure its systems and to confirm the nature and scope of the incident, as well as any impact to information on its network.  The investigation determined that certain consumer information may have been viewed on or copied from Elephant Insurance’s network between March 26, 2022 and April 1, 2022. Elephant Insurance undertook a comprehensive review to determine what information was impacted and to whom it related. On April 25, 2022, the review identified the individuals whose information was in the affected data.

What Information Was Involved?  The investigation determined that the affected information includes name, driver’s license number, and date of birth.

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What We Are Doing. Upon identifying unusual system activity, Elephant Insurance took prompt measures to secure its systems, investigate this incident, and determine what information may be affected. Elephant Insurance reported the incident to federal law enforcement and is notifying appropriate state regulatory agencies.  As part of its ongoing commitment to information security, Elephant Insurance is also reviewing and enhancing existing safeguards and procedures. Elephant Insurance is also taking steps to notify individuals and provide them with information and resources, including access to credit monitoring services, that they may use to help protect information.

What You Can Do. Elephant Insurance encourages individuals to remain vigilant against incidents of identity theft and fraud by reviewing account statements and monitoring free credit reports for suspicious activity and to detect errors. Individuals should promptly report any activity indicative of identity theft or fraud immediately to law enforcement.  Elephant Insurance also encourages individuals to review the information it is providing regarding Steps Individuals May Take to Protect Information. These details may be found on Elephant Insurance’s website at https://www.elephant.com/.

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