- RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Inc. detected suspicious activity within its computer network on April 10, 2023, leading to the discovery of a significant data breach potentially impacting the sensitive personal and financial information of nearly 10,000 individuals.
- Despite the unfortunate incident, RoadSafe promptly responded by isolating affected systems, disconnecting its network from the internet, and initiating a comprehensive investigation into the scope of the breach, demonstrating its commitment to information security and customer protection.
RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Inc., one of the leading providers of traffic safety products and services, reported a significant data breach on April 10, 2023. The breach, which involved unauthorized access to its network systems, may have exposed sensitive personal and financial information of nearly 10,000 individuals.
RoadSafe promptly detected suspicious activity within its computer network on April 10 and took immediate action, including isolating affected machines and disconnecting its network from the internet. Despite these measures, the company confirmed that unauthorized access to its network had occurred.
The company launched a comprehensive investigation into the incident to understand the full scope and nature of the activity. The initial review revealed that the potentially at-risk information includes names, Social Security numbers, and financial account details of the affected individuals.
The breach was discovered on April 25, approximately two weeks after the initial incident. The company described the event as an external system breach caused by hacking. RoadSafe has initiated a thorough review of its systems to identify the potentially impacted individuals and the type of information at risk.
RoadSafe Traffic Systems has already reached out to those potentially affected, providing them with detailed information about the event, the company’s response, and recommendations on steps to protect their personal information.
RoadSafe Traffic Systems, founded in 2007, is a private company that provides traffic safety services and products aimed at protecting motorists, pedestrians, and workers. The company offers temporary traffic control devices for rent and provides pavement marking and sign installation services. With a workforce of approximately 1,600 employees, RoadSafe serves a variety of clients, including contractors, state and local transportation departments, and other agencies, as well as railroad and utility companies engaged in highway and street construction and maintenance