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Bar Exam Application Data Issue

September 30, 2020

On Thursday, August 27, 2020, the D.C. Bar identified a misconfiguration of the bar exam application software that it manages on behalf of the D.C. Court of Appeals Committee on Admissions. This misconfiguration created a potential exposure of applicant files. Within hours of learning of the risk, the D.C. Bar identified the root cause, rectified the issue, and completed the remediation by 6:00 pm on Friday, August 28, 2020.

After careful analysis of the data logs, the D.C. Bar found evidence that the files of only one applicant were accessed, and provided that information to the D.C. Court of Appeals. The security of applicant and member data is of utmost importance to the D.C. Bar, which has industry standard safeguards in place to continue to protect this information.

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