Brightly Software Notifying 3 Million SchoolDude Users of Data Breach


Brightly Software last week started informing roughly three million individuals that their personal information might have been compromised in a recent data breach.

A Siemens subsidiary, Brightly provides asset management solutions, including CMMS, EAM, IoT remote monitoring, strategic asset management, and more. The company claims to have over 12,000 clients worldwide, across different industries.

On May 11, the company started sending out notification letters to its SchoolDude users, to flag a cybersecurity incident that occurred in late April.

SchoolDude is an online platform offering various software solutions for educational institutions and technology professionals.

As part of the cyberattack, the company says in the notification letter, a copy of which was submitted to the Maine Attorney General’s Office, an unauthorized party obtained “certain account information from the SchoolDude user database”.

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