Health Sector Suffered 337 Healthcare Data Breaches in First Half of Year

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Providers accounted for the highest number of healthcare data breaches so far this year, followed by business associates and health plans.

Fortified Health Security’s mid-year report on the state of healthcare cybersecurity observed slight shifts in healthcare data breach trends in the first half of 2022. The HHS Office for Civil Rights data breach portal showed that there have been 337 healthcare data breaches impacting more than 500 individuals each in the first half of this year, signifying a slight decrease from 368 at this time last year.

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