its Data Breach Solution Center tour, a series of workshops throughout the state designed
to provide personal, one-on-one help and information regarding the recent data breach.
The tour kicked off July 26 in Salt Lake County, and has since hosted eight events in six
counties. Members of the public are invited to attend the community event Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Washington County Senior Center. Rather than a “town hall” type meeting, the workshops are set up in an open house format. Individuals can come at any time during the scheduled hours to receive individual case management from Utah’s Data Security Ombudsman, Sheila Walsh-McDonald, and her staff.
The UDOH encourages anyone who has questions or feedback to attend one of the
workshops. The tour is part of the Department’s push to provide solutions to those whose
personal information was compromised earlier this year when computer hackers broke
into a Utah State government server. In addition to the workshops, the State of Utah has taken several significant steps to make sure victims of the data breach are protected, including offering free credit monitoring.
The UDOH and the Department of Technology Services have also completed internal
reviews of data security policies, analyzed all state servers and conducted vulnerability
assessments on them, and increased employee training. Additionally, two independent
firms have been hired to conduct investigations into the data breach and into the state’s
For a full schedule of events as well as additional information on the
UDOH’s Data Breach Solution Center tour visit call the 24-hour hotline at 1-855-238-3339.