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Traceable AI Addresses API-based Data Security and Fraud Attacks in Latest Platform Update

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 2:07pm

SAN FRANCISCO and BLACK HAT, N.M., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Traceable AI, the industry's leading API security and observability company, today announced enhanced capabilities to address more specific types of API attacks, including API abuse and misuse, fraud and malicious API bots, all of which contribute to serious data security and compliance challenges within organizations today. These additional capabilities enable organizations to automatically detect, stop and eliminate these types of sophisticated attacks, to protect their data, financial resources, and reputation.

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  • In terms of features and capabilities with this release, Traceable's API security platform provides organizations the ability to track volumes of sensitive data traversing between APIs over time, and categorize users accessing data through APIs (e.g., partners, data owners, threat actors).
  • Security and compliance teams can also create customizable data sets for enhanced data protection and compliance capabilities.
  • "APIs are the largest attack vector for data loss, business logic abuse and fraud in nearly every industry," stated CTO and co-founder of Traceable AI, Sanjay Nagaraj.
  • Traceable is the industry's leading API security platform that identifies APIs, evaluates API risk posture, stops API attacks, and provides deep analytics for threat hunting and forensic research.

Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP: Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine Data Breach Alert

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 1:30pm

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, a preeminent national consumer rights law firm, is investigating claims on behalf of patients of Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine in Carmel, Indiana, whose information may have been stolen in a recent data breach in May 2022.

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  • NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, a preeminent national consumer rights law firm, is investigating claims on behalf of patients of Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine in Carmel, Indiana, whose information may have been stolen in a recent data breach in May 2022.
  • Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP has extensive experience in the prosecution of consumer rights litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts across the country.
  • The firm has attorneys in various practice areas and offices in New York, Chicago and San Diego.
  • Courts have repeatedly recognized the reputation and expertise of this firm and have appointed it to major positions in complex consolidated litigation.

Mike Morse Law Firm To Host Ninth Annual Project Backpack Event, Donations Surpass 250,000 Backpacks

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 12:45pm

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Morse Law Firm is kicking off the back-to-school season by announcing the return of Project Backpack. In its ninth year, the program founded by Mike Morse, will surpass 250,000 backpacks and school supplies donated to students in the Detroit metropolitan area.

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  • SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Mike Morse Law Firm is kicking off the back-to-school season by announcing the return of Project Backpack.
  • In its ninth year, the program founded by Mike Morse, will surpass 250,000 backpacks and school supplies donated to students in the Detroit metropolitan area.
  • In addition to the backpacks distributed directly to DPSCD, the firm will also host a community backpack giveaway for students in other Michigan school districts.
  • In total, Mike Morse Law Firm will provide approximately 30,000 backpacks to local students this year.

Brighthouse Financial Expands Flagship Shield Level Annuity Suite With New Product That Provides Guaranteed Lifetime Income

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:15pm

The financial impact of longevity has made guaranteed lifetime income an important consideration for retirees who want to help secure their financial future, said Myles Lambert, chief distribution and marketing officer, Brighthouse Financial.

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  • The financial impact of longevity has made guaranteed lifetime income an important consideration for retirees who want to help secure their financial future, said Myles Lambert, chief distribution and marketing officer, Brighthouse Financial.
  • Brighthouse Financial specifically designed Shield Level Pay Plus annuities to help meet the need for reliable retirement income, and we are very pleased to add this new product to our suite of Shield Level annuities, concluded Lambert.
  • Brighthouse Shield Level Pay Plus Annuity and Brighthouse Shield Level Pay Plus Advisory Annuity, collectively referred to as Shield Level Pay PlusSM annuities, are part of the Shield annuity suite of single premium deferred index-linked annuity products that are referred to as Shield Level annuities or Shield annuities.
  • Brighthouse Shield Level Pay PlusSM Annuity and Brighthouse Shield Level Pay PlusSM Advisory Annuity, collectively referred to as Shield Level Pay PlusSM annuities, are index-linked annuities issued by, and product guarantees are solely the responsibility of, Brighthouse Life Insurance Company, Charlotte, NC 28277, on Policy Form L-22494 (09/12)-AV (Brighthouse Financial).

Attorney Catherine Reeves Selected for National Leadership Program

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:38pm

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Metzger Wickersham is pleased to announce Attorney Catherine "Cat" N. Reeves has been selected to join the 2022-2023 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Leadership Advancement Program (LAP) .

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  • HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Metzger Wickersham is pleased to announce Attorney Catherine "Cat" N. Reeves has been selected to join the 2022-2023 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Leadership Advancement Program (LAP) .
  • This year-long program helps develop mid-career Asian Pacific American attorneys' skills, while also offering opportunities such as developing peer relationships and networking.
  • Reeves is a dedicated and detail-oriented attorney who believes in taking a hands-on approach.
  • Everyone at Metzger Wickersham wishes Cat continued success as she flourishes in a leadership role with the NAPABA Leadership Advancement Program.

Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP: First Choice Community Healthcare Data Breach Alert

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 3:08pm

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, a preeminent national consumer rights law firm, is investigating claims behalf of patients of First Choice Community Healthcare whose information may be have stolen in a recent data breach in March 2022.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, a preeminent national consumer rights law firm, is investigating claims behalf of patients of First Choice Community Healthcare whose information may be have stolen in a recent data breach in March 2022.
  • If you have received a recent notice of the data breach and have experienced recent concerning activity, it is possible that your personal medical information was compromised and is being offered for sale on the dark web.
  • Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP has extensive experience in the prosecution of consumer rights litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts across the country.
  • Courts have repeatedly recognized the reputation and expertise of this firm and have appointed it to major positions in complex consolidated litigation.

Centerstone Provides Notice of Data Security Incident

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 3:17am

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerstone, a nonprofit health organization that provides mental health, addiction recovery, residential care, therapeutic foster care, counseling, and crisis services across the country, has learned of a data security incident that may have involved personal and protected health information belonging to certain current and former Centerstone clients.

Key Points: 
  • BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerstone, a nonprofit health organization that provides mental health, addiction recovery, residential care, therapeutic foster care, counseling, and crisis services across the country, has learned of a data security incident that may have involved personal and protected health information belonging to certain current and former Centerstone clients.
  • Centerstone has sent notification of this incident to potentially impacted individuals and is providing resources to assist them.
  • In so doing, Centerstone provided information about the incident and about steps that potentially impacted individuals can take to protect their information.
  • Centerstone is working to implement additional safeguards to help ensure the security of its email environment and to reduce the risk of a similar incident from occurring in the future.

Warner Norcross + Judd, LLP Notifies Consumers of Data Security Incident

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 3:13am

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide - Warner Norcross + Judd, LLP ("WNJ") learned of a data security incident that may have impacted personal and protected health information belonging to certain individuals.

Key Points: 
  • GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide - Warner Norcross + Judd, LLP ("WNJ") learned of a data security incident that may have impacted personal and protected health information belonging to certain individuals.
  • WNJ has sent notification of this incident to potentially impacted individuals and has provided resources to assist them.
  • On October 22, 2021, WNJ learned that unauthorized activity was reported involving some of its systems.
  • WNJ immediately took steps to secure its network and engaged a digital forensics firm to investigate the cause and scope of the incident.

AVANGRID Announces Appointments to Boards of Directors

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 6:49pm

Im pleased to announce the appointment of Ftima and Camille to the AVANGRID Board and Donna to the Avangrid Networks Board, said Ignacio Galn, Chairman and CEO of Iberdrola and Chairman of AVANGRID.

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  • Im pleased to announce the appointment of Ftima and Camille to the AVANGRID Board and Donna to the Avangrid Networks Board, said Ignacio Galn, Chairman and CEO of Iberdrola and Chairman of AVANGRID.
  • Watson joined the nine directors for Avangrid Networks and increased the number of independent Avangrid Networks directors to four.
  • About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States.
  • Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables.

Federman & Sherwood Announces That Their Case Has Been Remanded Back To State Court For The Class Action Filed Against DialAmerica Marketing

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 7:44pm

The law firm of Federman & Sherwood is pleased to announce that they have successfully had their purported class action remanded back to state court for the data breach class action filed against DialAmerica Marketing.

Key Points: 
  • The law firm of Federman & Sherwood is pleased to announce that they have successfully had their purported class action remanded back to state court for the data breach class action filed against DialAmerica Marketing.
  • DialAmerica sought to remove the class action to federal court.
  • Federman & Sherwood is seeking to recover damages for class members who suffered harm as a result of the data breach announced by DialAmerica on or around April 6, 2021, although it had been aware of the data breach for several months prior to issuing public notice.
  • The type of data that was exposed to the bad actors included full names, addresses and Social Security numbers.