Dakota Eye Institute Notifies Individuals of Data Incident
Bismarck, North Dakota – October 31, 2023 – Dakota Eye Institute (“DEI”) recently announced that it is notifying individuals whose information was involved in a cybersecurity incident.
Recently, DEI discovered a cybersecurity incident that impacted its IT systems. Immediately upon identifying the incident, DEI engaged third-party cybersecurity experts to assess, contain, and remediate the incident. Law enforcement was also notified.
While the investigation did not find any instances of fraud or identity theft that have occurred as a result of this incident, out of an abundance of caution, DEI is notifying individuals whose personal information was involved and providing resources they can use to help protect their information. DEI is offering complimentary credit monitoring and identity theft protection services through Cyberscout.
DEI takes its responsibility to safeguard personal information seriously and regrets any concern this incident may have caused. As part of DEI’s ongoing commitment to the security of information, the organization has reviewed and enhanced its data security policies and procedures in order to help reduce the likelihood of a similar event in the future.
Individuals with questions may contact the dedicated call center at 1-844-711-1478 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm (CST), Monday through Friday, if any current or former patients have questions.
DEI sincerely regrets any inconvenience or concern that this matter may cause and remains dedicated to ensuring the privacy and security of all information in its control.