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EZShield unveils new name as combined company with IdentityForce

Dale Dabbs, president and CEO of Sontiq. (Photo submitted by Sontiq)

EZShield and IdentityForce will be combined under a new name — Sontiq — the two cybersecurity companies announced Wednesday. Maryland-based EZShield acquired the Massachusetts-based Identity Force last year. The new combined company will be based in Nottingham, Maryland. “Sontiq is a natural ...

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Court revives lawsuit against Baltimore-based optometry board

The 4th Circuit joined other circuits in finding that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 did not include a vehicle for patients to sue for an alleged violation. (U.S. General Services Administration)

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by optometrist applicants who claim a data breach at the industry’s Baltimore-based examining board resulted in disclosure of their personal information to computer hackers who applied for credit cards in their ...

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New effort in Md. to protect children from identity theft

In case you felt parenting wasn’t hard enough, officials say there’s something else to worry about: identity theft, which can destroy children’s credit scores before they’ve even learned to count. But Maryland hospitals and elected officials say there’s a solution ...

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