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UPDATE: Clark County School District sends update about security incident

Posted at 12:25 PM, Aug 27, 2020

SEPT. 8 UPDATE: The Clark County School District sent this out to parents on Tuesday morning:

This is an update regarding the data security incident from Aug. 27, 2020. The confidentiality, privacy, and security of information in the Clark County School District's care is one of its highest priorities.

Although the District has not received any reports of actual or attempted misuse of the impacted information, the Clark County School District is providing a notice in an abundance of caution.

Please see the notice by clicking here [ccsd.net].

Clark County School District says it is working with local and federal authorities following a "data security incident" to its systems.

The district did not specify in an email to parents and guardians exactly what the incident is, but said: "privacy and security of information is one of our top priorities."

Read the full email sent by CSSD shortly after noon on Thursday below:

The Clark County School District (CCSD) has confirmed a data security incident to our systems.

CCSD wants to assure you that the privacy and security of information is one of our top priorities. We are currently working with our local and federal authorities to assess the full impact and will hold those responsible accountable.

We have not received any reports at this time of interruptions of service to our learning platforms. Distance education continues.

The District will provide up-to-date information on this incident as it becomes available.

This is breaking news, check back for updates.