Healthcare and cybercrime in the United States

Statistics report on cybercrime in the U.S. healthcare sector

Healthcare and cybercrime in the United States

This report presents the most interesting facts and figures about cybercrime in the healthcare sector in the United States. Since the rise of digital health in every form, healthcare cybercrime has become a big concern. This is an overview of the current state of cyber security, data breach figures, the prevalence of cyber attacks, insights into how IT professionals combat risks, and survey data on concerns over digital privacy in the market. The report also contains information on the leading causes of healthcare data breaches, the cost of cybersecurity incidents, and statistics on HIPAA penalties.

Table of contents

Overview

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  • Basic Statistic Cybercrime incidents worldwide 2021-2022, by industry and organization size
  • Basic Statistic Data breaches worldwide 2021-2022, by target industry and organization size
  • Basic Statistic Global commonly breached type of data 2021-2022, by attack pattern
  • Premium Statistic U.S. number of data sets affected in data breaches Q1 2020-Q4 2023
  • Premium Statistic Data breach density in the U.S. Q3 2022-Q3 2023
  • Basic Statistic Number of data compromises and impacted individuals in U.S. 2005-2023
  • Basic Statistic Private data violation incidents in the U.S. 2020-2022, by industry

Cyberattacks

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  • Premium Statistic Most frequent cyber attacks in the global healthcare industry 2022, by type
  • Basic Statistic Ransomware attack count on U.S. healthcare organizations 2019-2023 YTD, by state
  • Basic Statistic U.S. healthcare sector breadth of ransomware attacks 2020-2022
  • Basic Statistic U.S. healthcare breadth of IoT and IoMT cyberattacks 2020-2022

Impact of cyberattacks

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  • Basic Statistic Length of impact after a ransomware attack worldwide Q1 2020- Q2 2022
  • Basic Statistic U.S. impact of ransomware on healthcare institutions 2022
  • Basic Statistic U.S. healthcare sector impact of disruptive cyberattacks 2022
  • Basic Statistic Ransomware attacks downtime estimated cost U.S. healthcare 2019-2023 YTD
  • Basic Statistic Ransomware attacks caused average downtime U.S. healthcare 2019-2023 YTD, by days

Data breaches

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  • Premium Statistic Number of data compromises in the U.S. healthcare sector 2005-2023
  • Basic Statistic U.S. number of resolved health data breaches 2019-2023 YTD
  • Basic Statistic Number of large-scale data breaches in the U.S. healthcare industry 2009-2022
  • Premium Statistic Biggest healthcare data breaches to date in the U.S. as of 2023
  • Premium Statistic Biggest healthcare data breaches in the U.S. in 2022
  • Premium Statistic U.S. number of health data records exposed in data breaches 2009-2022
  • Premium Statistic U.S. healthcare data breach reporting entity distribution 2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic Health records impacted by data breaches in the U.S. H2 2022-H1 2023, by location

Causes of healthcare data breaches

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  • Premium Statistic U.S. health data breaches caused by hacking 2014-2022
  • Basic Statistic Causes of healthcare data breaches in the U.S. 2022, by number of data breaches
  • Premium Statistic U.S. health data breaches 2022, by cause

Cost of security incidents

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  • Premium Statistic Average cost per data breach in the United States 2006-2023
  • Premium Statistic Global cost per breached data record 2014-2023
  • Premium Statistic Average total cost per data breach worldwide 2020-2023, by industry
  • Basic Statistic Estimated ransom demanded from U.S. healthcare organizations 2019-2023 YTD
  • Premium Statistic Median costs of all cyber attacks in the U.S and Europe 2021-2023, by country

Health cybersecurity

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  • Basic Statistic U.S. healthcare IoT/IoMT cybersecurity budget change factors 2022
  • Basic Statistic Annual U.S. healthcare sector IoT/IoMT device security spend 2022
  • Premium Statistic Frequency of cybersecurity training in healthcare organizations U.S. 2022
  • Basic Statistic Cybersecurity awareness training types in healthcare organizations U.S. 2022
  • Basic Statistic Cybersecurity budget change in healthcare organizations U.S. 2022-2023
  • Basic Statistic Cybersecurity awareness training types in healthcare organizations U.S. 2022
  • Basic Statistic Ransom payment readiness in healthcare organizations U.S. 2022

Penalties for HIPAA violations

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  • Basic Statistic U.S. number of OCR penalties for HIPAA violations 2008-H1 2023
  • Basic Statistic Annual amount of HIPAA violation penalties 2008-H12023
  • Basic Statistic U.S. OCR penalties for HIPAA violations 2023

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