Security breach information

August 18 2020

Dear Friends of Thousand Oaks Philharmonic,

We are writing to let you know that the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic was recently informed about a data security incident at Blackbaud, a third-party service provider, that may have involved some of your information.  Specifically, this information would be your name, address, phone number and any past contributions to the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic.  According to Blackbaud, this breach did not access credit card information, bank account information or social security numbers.  In addition, they have no reason to believe that any data was, or will, be misused, disseminated or otherwise made available publicly.

Blackbaud is one of the world’s largest providers of customer relationship management systems for nonprofit organizations.  Blackbaud has teamed up with forensic experts and law enforcement teams to continue monitoring the internet and investigate the situation further.  Further details regarding the incident are available at

The Thousand Oaks Philharmonic was not targeted, as this incident affected a wide range of Blackbaud customers globally.  We will continue to monitor and review reports from Blackbaud and will notify you if there are any significant developments.  Blackbaud believes there is a no need for you to take action at this time.

As a best practice, we recommend you remain vigilant and promptly report any suspicious activity to the proper authorities.  We value your privacy and share Blackbaud’s regrets that this incident occurred.


Alan Baker

President, Thousand Oaks Philharmonic