- October 22, 2020
September has been a bad month for data breaches. 95 data breaches of 500 or more records were reported by HIPAA-covered entities and business associates an increase compared to August 2020.
Source:HIPAA JournalSeptember 22, 2020
37 healthcare data breaches of 500 or more records were reported to the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights in August 2020, one more than July 2020 and one below the 12-month average.
Source:HIPAA JournalAugust 19, 2020
July saw a major fall in the number of reported data breaches of 500 or more healthcare records, dropping below the 12-month average of 39.83 breaches per month.