Hormann Northwest Door Provides Notice of Data Incident

Northwest Door Provides Notice of Data Incident-01

Hormann Northwest Door is providing notice of a recent event that may affect the security of certain information.

Also received a report of issues related to the functionality of its email system.  Hörmann Northwest Door immediately engaged cyber incident response specialists, including a third-party forensic investigation firm, to assess the security of its systems and to confirm the nature and scope of the incident.

The investigation revealed that an unauthorized actor had access to certain systems between August 27, 2021 and September 1, 2021.  Further, the investigation determined that certain Northwest Door files were viewed or acquired by the unauthorized actor during that timeframe. On or about January 10, 2022, after reviewing the potentially impacted files, Hormann Northwest Door confirmed that certain personal information was included in those files.  In an abundance of caution, Hormann Northwest Door is providing notice of this event to individuals who were identified from this review as having had some information potentially impacted.

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The following types of information were present in the impacted systems and therefore potentially viewed or acquired by the unknown actor during this incident: name, address, Social Security number, driver’s license or state identification card number, financial account information, date of birth, medical information, and health insurance information. Hörmann Northwest Door is unaware that any of the information was misused or disseminated by the unknown actor and is therefore providing this notice in an abundance of caution.

Upon learning of this incident, Hormann Northwest Door immediately shut down impacted systems, reset passwords for all of its users, notified law enforcement, and brought in third-party specialists to investigate and remediate the matter.  Hormann Northwest Door also took action to further enhance security measures already in place to protect its network systems and data.

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