August 5, 2017

2017 on Track to Exceed 2016 Trend of 'One Health Data Breach per Day'

Kira Caban
The Breach Barometer Mid Year Review analyzes how data breaches are affecting the healthcare industry so far in 2017.
 
The full report includes the following:
 
  • Comparative analysis of 2016 vs. 2017 health data breaches
  • Trends in health data breach detection and disclosure
  • A breakdown of the biggest threats to patient data
  • Evidence-based predictions for how health data breaches will continue through the remainder of 2017
Key findings include:
 
  • 3.16M Total patient records breached
  • 233 Total breach incidents
  • 325.6 days, average time it took to discover a breach
  • 57 days, the average time it took to report breach incident to HHS
  • Insider breach incidents occurred 28% more than hacking incidents
Read the full report to understand how health data breaches are affecting the healthcare industry.
 
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