The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)

September 21, 2015 16:47 ET

APEGA Data Breach

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 21, 2015) - APEGA experienced a significant data breach at approximately 11:45 a.m. today. The first name, last name and email addresses of approximately 75,000 members were given to an unknown party as the result of a phishing event.

APEGA CEO Mark Flint, P.Eng., will be available for a news conference at 4 p.m. today.

Location: Scotia Place, Tower One, 15th Floor
10060 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

APEGA is advising its members not to respond to any emails that appear to come from APEGA and not to provide any personal information by email such as member ID, credit card information or passwords.

APEGA's member self-service centre has been temporarily suspended and members should visit for updates as they become available.

Contact Information

    Gisela Hippolt-Squair
    Deputy Director of Communications
    780-426-3990 or Toll Free 1-800-661-7020

    Andrea Kuhlmann
    Public Relations Manager
    780-426-3990 or Toll Free 1-800-661-7020