Report: Big Jump in Individuals Affected by Data Breaches
Nearly 200 large breaches of protected health information occurred in 2013, affecting about seven million U.S. residents, according to Redspin's 2013 Breach Report. The number of individuals affected by breaches last year marks a 137% increase from 2012.
- "Redspin Report: 2013 a Bad Year for Health Data Breaches" (Goedert, Health Data Management, 2/5).
- "Health Data Breach Report: 137 Percent Breached Record Uptick" (Ouellette, HealthIT Security, 2/5).