TQ Teleconnection- October 2017

41% of Health Data Breaches Stem from Unintended Disclosure

October 17, 2017 - Unintended data disclosure, such as emails containing PHI sent to the wrong recipient or servers left publicly accessible, accounted for 41 percent of reported health data breaches the first nine months in 2017, according to research from Beazley.

The second most common issue was from hacking or malware incidents (19 percent), followed by insider incidents (15 percent), and physical loss (8 percent).

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HealthIT Security (10/17/17)

Elizabeth Snell