Search Tag: Health Data Breaches

IT Management

Timely Reporting of Health Data Breaches

2017 30 May

Healthcare organisations in the U.S. are responding to federal enforcement by reporting data breaches within 60 days of discovery, according to the Protenus Breach Barometer report. In April, it took organisations an average of 51 days to discover a breach occurred and 59 days to report it to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Nearly... Read more

IT Management

Uptick in Health Data Breaches

2017 25 Apr

A new report from Protenus shows an increase in security incidents in March, with the number of patient records breached also on the rise. There were 39 breach incidents last month, affecting 1,519,521 patient records. The largest single incident involved 697,800 patient records and was reported to HHS as “theft-other”. March, in fact, had more than... Read more