Majority of 2015 Healthcare Data Breaches are Due to IT Hacking
February 9, 2016 | By Brock Terrano |
The number of hacking incidents causing healthcare data breaches jumped from 53% in 2014 to 98% in 2015, this Redspin report shows.
This past year saw over one million patient health files breached through nearly 258 large-scale healthcare data breaches. According to Redspin’s recent Breach Report 2015: Protected Health Information (PHI), 98 percent of those breaches were caused by an IT hacking incident.
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