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New York Patients’ Data Breach Claims Sent Back to State Court

Mary Anne Pazanowski reports an update to litigation that stemmed from a breach in 2018 that was disclosed by Episcopal Health Services in November 2018 and then updated in 2019. A group of New York patients claiming that Episcopal Health Services Inc. failed to protect their private information from unauthorized disclosures can proceed in...

Data breach at Mid-Michigan College endangers personal data of up to 16,000

Eric Baerren reports: A hacker penetrated Mid-Michigan College’s email system, compromising the accounts of 10 employees and compromising personal data of potentially up to 16,000 people. The data breach was announced in correspondence sent by MMC president Christine Hammond to the college community earlier this week, and in a public notice on Thursday. Read...

Stopping Hackers in Their Tracks

From the FBI: A nightmare scenario for many organizations recently became one Atlanta-based tech company’s reality. But the steps the company took before and after their sensitive data was stolen by a hacker in 2018 helped the FBI identify and arrest the culprit. Christian Kight used his computer programming skills to hack into various...