[ Monday, November 19, 2018 ]


Which is worse, theft and improper disclosures of PHI, or hackers?  Most HIPAA data breaches are the result of either theft (often done by employees) or simple improper disclosures, such as sending data to the wrong location.  While we should all be vigilent against hackers, as far as the number of breaches, they are way fewer.

However, on the other hand, when a hacker hits, he (or she) usually gets a lot more records than your average thief or other recipient of an improper disclosure.

So, quantity of breaches, or quantity of files? 

Jeff [3:57 PM]

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