Most frequently experienced types of healthcare data breaches globally 2018

Percentage of healthcare payers and providers that reported select types of data breaches as occurring most frequently as of 2018

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 7, 2019
Most frequently experienced types of healthcare data breaches globally 2018 This statistic depicts the most frequently experienced types of data breaches among healthcare payers and providers worldwide, according to a survey conducted in February 2018. According to the survey, internal attacks were reported as being most frequent by 62 percent of respondents.
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Percentage of healthcare payers and providers that reported select types of data breaches as occurring most frequently as of 2018

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Percentage of respondents
Internal attack62%
Hacker attack61%
Configuration error that affected security45%
Accidentally published information44%
Legacy infrastructure that is challenging to secure37%
Lost/stolen media28%
Lost/stolen computer23%
Percentage of respondents
Internal attack62%
Hacker attack61%
Configuration error that affected security45%
Accidentally published information44%
Legacy infrastructure that is challenging to secure37%
Lost/stolen media28%
Lost/stolen computer23%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 7, 2019
This statistic depicts the most frequently experienced types of data breaches among healthcare payers and providers worldwide, according to a survey conducted in February 2018. According to the survey, internal attacks were reported as being most frequent by 62 percent of respondents.
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