Report: Top 5 causes of healthcare breaches in Q1

Hacking and accidental disclosure each comprised almost one-third of breach incidents in the healthcare industry during the first quarter of 2018, according to a Beazley report.

For the report, Beazley — a London, U.K.-based cybersecurity insurance company with offices in Asia, Australia, Middle East, South America and the U.S. — analyzed breach incidents it handled during the first quarter of 2018.

Here are the five most common causes of healthcare breaches, according to Beazley.

1. Hack or malware: 29 percent

1. Accidental disclosure: 29 percent

3. Insider: 15 percent

4. Physical loss: 6 percent

5. Portable device: 5 percent

To access Beazley's report, click here.

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