Data security breach update and FAQs

May 19, 2017

The AMA contracts with a third-party service to convert paper-based files to electronic format. Late Friday afternoon (May 12) we learned that a subcontractor of a third-party vendor who provides this service had been the victim of a cyber-attack. As a result, some AMA files stored on the server were exposed because of that vulnerability.

We are regularly updating our data security page to keep members informed. Click here for the most recent updates including FAQs on the incident, how we are responding and what you can do to protect yourself.

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