Local Alabama Hospital Wants to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

Local Alabama Hospital Wants to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

The data breach at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama finally nears the end after a four-year long nightmare. While there has been no final court approval, the hospital has decided to settle with the 1,200 victims whose information was breached. Each person will receive roughly $5,000 and Flowers Hospital has said payments won't total more than $150,000.
What Happened?

A lab technician at Flower Hospital stole PHI records to use in a tax fraud and identity theft scheme.

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How Security Awareness Training Can Greatly Reduce Security Breaches [VIDEO]

Did you know that 95% of breaches involve employee error? Your employees are both your greatest asset and biggest downfall. And right now, hackers are becoming more sophisticated and finding new ways to infiltrate your network through unsuspecting employees.

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Whether it's ransomware or a flood, unexpected catastrophes happen. Instead of being reactive to an accident, prepare yourself and business for when it happens. The only way to ensure that your business can be back up and running fast is with a carefully constructed backup and disaster recovery plan.

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The Basics of Desktop Security Protection [VIDEO]

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About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

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About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Security Expert Discusses Cloud-Based Firewall

Security Expert Discusses Cloud-Based Firewall

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About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.