In its first annual healthcare data breach report, Stern Security has critically analyzed over 4,000 data breaches since the Department of Health and Human Services began tracking the information in 2009. Stern Security utilized data from their HealthcareBreaches.com website as well as published information from Health and Human Services to create this comprehensive report.
This report shows thought-provoking insights into healthcare breach trends over the past 12 years. It covers everything from the number of breaches attributed to ransomware to third-party (business associate) breaches. More healthcare breaches occurred in 2021 than any other year and this report illustrates the detailed analysis.