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Maryland receives $820K as part of national data breach settlement

October 9, 2023

Maryland will receive $820,156 as part of a nearly $50 million data breach settlement, the Maryland Attorney General announced Thursday. Blackbaud, a software company headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, settled with 49 states and the District of Columbia, excluding California, to resolve allegations that the company violated Maryland’s Consumer Protection Act and the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) when the company failed to protect consumers’ personal information during a 2020 data breach.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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