Majority of healthcare data breaches stem from hackers, report finds

There were 327 healthcare data breaches during the first six months of 2021, according to a report released by Critical Insight. Here is a breakdown by type of breach:

  1. Hacking: 235

  2. Unauthorized access: 74

  3. Theft: 10

  4. Loss: 6

  5. Improper disposal: 2

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