FTC Fines Company $250k for Falsely Claiming Its Software Provided “Encryption”

Data Breach

The FTC recently announced settlement with Henry Schein Practice Solutions for $250,000 in exchange for resolving the FTC’s claims that Schein falsely advertised that its dental office management software provided encryption.

You can read the article, “The Database Software says it is ‘encrypted’… but is it?” here at McDonald Hopkins’ Business Advisor blog.

The FTC press release is here.

The FTC Complaint and Settlement are here and here.

Data Breach
Christopher Hopkins to Speak on “Cybersecurity & Data Breach Risks in 2022” at the Florida Creditors Bar Association

Special thanks to the Florida Creditors Bar Association for inviting me to speak at their annual conference in Orlando this year. We discussed spear phishing, business email compromise, and man-in-the-middle attacks as well as ethics issues and practical steps how to protect lawyers and law firms from these risks. For …

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Privacy Guide for Your Apple iOS 15 Devices

Take 5 minutes to run through the settings on your iOS 15 (iPhone and iPad) security settings to ensure you are not leaking data. This article, originally published in the Palm Beach Bar Association Bulletin, explains the steps in a single page article so you can protect your devices and …

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Dangers of the Dark Web (Law Firm Leaders Summit 2021)

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