U Hawaii Settles Data Breach Class Action Suit

The University of Hawaii system has settled a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of 96,000 students, faculty, staff, and alumni who were part of five alleged data breaches at four institutions between 2009 and 2011. The university, which has denied liability in the settlement, will provide two years of credit monitoring and credit restoration services to those whose personal data was exposed online and participated in the lawsuit.