U.S. health data breaches caused by misuse types 2017

Percentage of U.S. health data breaches due to select types of misuse in 2017

U.S. health data breaches caused by misuse types 2017 This statistic depicts the percentage of health data breaches in the U.S. that were committed due to select misuse actions in 2017. According to the survey, 66 percent of misuse breaches were due to privilege abuse.
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Percentage of U.S. health data breaches due to select types of misuse in 2017

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Percentage of incidents
Privilege abuse66%
Data mishandling21.6%
Posession abuse16.9%
Knowledge abuse4.2%
Email misuse2.6%
Unapproved hardware1.3%
Net misuse0.8%
Other0.5%
Unapproved software0.5%
Unapproved workaround0.5%
Percentage of incidents
Privilege abuse66%
Data mishandling21.6%
Posession abuse16.9%
Knowledge abuse4.2%
Email misuse2.6%
Unapproved hardware1.3%
Net misuse0.8%
Other0.5%
Unapproved software0.5%
Unapproved workaround0.5%
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This statistic depicts the percentage of health data breaches in the U.S. that were committed due to select misuse actions in 2017. According to the survey, 66 percent of misuse breaches were due to privilege abuse.
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