Maker, Maine-based Northern Light Health Foundation was among the healthcare facilities and health systems impacted by a security breach at Blackbaud, which hosts the foundations fundraising database.
4 things to understand:
1. The database consists of information about donors, potential donors and participants at fundraising events. It also knows about patients the health system thought might want to support it in the future.
Blackbaud discovered the security breach on May 14 and it continued till May 20. The cyberattackers did not have access to credit card, bank account or Social Security numbers.
3. The HHS security breach database reported 657,392 individuals within the Northern Light Health Foundation database were affected by the breach.
4. The occurrence at Blackbaud impacted more than 25,000 companies worldwide and Northern Light Health Foundation is associated with a continuous investigation to determine the extent of the info accessed by unapproved people.
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The database consists of information about donors, potential donors and participants at fundraising events. It likewise has information about clients the health system thought might desire to support it in the future.
Blackbaud discovered the security breach on May 14 and it continued until May 20.