Motives of U.S. health data breaches committed in 2017, by actor

Percentage of U.S. health data breaches by actor and motive in 2017, by actor

Motives of U.S. health data breaches committed in 2017, by actor This statistic depicts the percentage of health data breaches in the U.S. that were committed due to select motives in 2017, by actor. According to the survey, 90 percent of external data breaches were motivated by financial gain.
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Percentage of U.S. health data breaches by actor and motive in 2017, by actor

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InternalExternalPartner
Financial48%90%71%
Fun/curiosity31%4%14%
Convenience10%-14%
Grudge4%4%-
Espionage3%2%7%
All others3%2%-
InternalExternalPartner
Financial48%90%71%
Fun/curiosity31%4%14%
Convenience10%-14%
Grudge4%4%-
Espionage3%2%7%
All others3%2%-
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This statistic depicts the percentage of health data breaches in the U.S. that were committed due to select motives in 2017, by actor. According to the survey, 90 percent of external data breaches were motivated by financial gain.
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