Private knowledge for people in 23 skilled and enterprise classes could have been uncovered in a potential breach of a database utilized by Washington state Division of Licensing’s on-line licensing system, generally known as POLARIS, which has been taken offline as a precaution.
In keeping with the company, these classes embrace:
Appraisal administration firms
Auctioneers and auctioneer firms
Bail bond businesses, bail bond brokers, bail bond restoration brokers
Physique artwork/physique piercing/tattoo
Tenting resort firms and tenting resort salesperson
Combative sports activities
Industrial driver coaching
Court docket reporters
Driver coaching colleges
Funeral administrators, embalmers, interns; and funeral institutions
Personal investigators and personal investigator businesses
Actual property appraisers
Actual property brokers, managing brokers, companies and department places of work
Safety guards and safety guard firms
Timeshare firms and salesperson
POLARIS additionally consists of licensing for skilled engineers and land surveyors, though they regulated beneath a separate state company.
The Division of Licensing has opened a name middle to deal with questions concerning the incident: 855-568-2052.