KALAMAZOO, MI – The start of classes is being delayed by more than a week due to a cybersecurity incident at Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC), the school said.
The start of the 12-week second semester of summer classes (online, face-to-face and hybrid classes) previously scheduled for Monday, May 23, has been delayed to Monday. Three, May 31, KVCC said on Facebook.
“We are in the process of continuing to implement security measures to help prevent any unauthorized access to our network,” the school said online at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. 5, on the progress of the school’s case investigation.
KVCC, which has facilities in downtown Kalamazoo and Texas Township, announced that it was the victim of a “security incident” on Monday.
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Officials said the “reboot” of network services could happen over a number of days and would include forced password resets for all students, faculty, faculty and staff.
“We understand the concerns our students and staff may have regarding personal information. University security and personal data remain a top priority. Everyone should continue to use best practices and be vigilant in protecting personal information,” said KVCC.
The college continues to investigate, and the affected deadlines are being adjusted.
“We will continue to support faculty and instructors working with students. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we deal with this situation,” KVCC said on Thursday.
The school said additional updates will be made available as they become available.
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