Maricopa Security Breach

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MCCCD kept Oracle security reports from staff

The truth no one ever heard until now!
Oracle Security Report Not Shared

It looks like people with inside information into the Security Breach at MCCCD are now starting to disclose new information to the media that was never shared before. This recent post by points to MCCCD hiding information (Oracle Corp. security assessment) from its own employees and the public for plausible deniability in litigation. Critical vendor reports were never shared with the staff in 2008, 2011 and 2013.

Oracle security assessment - mcccd

Millions are being spent defending against the largest security breach in the history of higher education. All of it could have been avoided had the MCCCD Administration shared with its own staff technical reports from Oracle they knew about. The identity of several million people has been stolen when according to the report from, the organization withheld critical information that could have prevented it.  Furthermore, this information from Oracle Corp. may still be an internal secret to most of the employees at MCCCD who are trying to secure the system after the 2013 breach.


Maricopa Community College Governing Board “Disgusted” | Security Breach

Here are sections of the 3/25/2014 MCCCD Governing Board Meeting where the topic of the security breach came up.  Comments were made in public regarding the extension of the Wilson Elser contract and the way the administration is handling the current breach.

MCCCD Board Members discuss the security breach and Wilson Elser Contract

Members of the community talk about the security breach during the Citizens Interim portion of the Board Agenda.  Items discussed: impact to the community, costs, what it means to you, employee issues etc.

Community members shared their views on the MCCCD Security Breach. How does it affect you?