Types of cyber attacks experienced by U.S. physicians 2017

This statistic depicts common types of cyber attacks experienced by U.S. physicians according to a survey conducted in July and August 2017. Generally, more than 80 percent of all surveyed physicians stated that they've already experienced some kind of cyber attack, whereby phishing mails were the most common type of attack.

Types of cyber attacks experienced by U.S. physicians as of 2017

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Release date

2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

July and August 2017

Number of respondents

1,300 physicians

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Which of the following has your practice ever experienced?" (Multiple responses)
* ePHI = electronic protected health information.

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