August 5, 2017

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

Kira Caban , Director of Communications, Protenus
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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