66% of healthcare data breaches caused by hackers, HHS data shows
Becker's Hospital Review
So far this year, healthcare organizations nationwide have reported to HHS a collective total of about 13.7 million individuals being affected by data breaches.
Here is a breakdown of the 349 data breaches healthcare organizations reported to HHS in 2020 by type of incident:
Hacking/IT incident: 232 entries (66 percent)
Unauthorized access/disclosure: 73 entries (21 percent)...