The Breach Barometer: Breaches Triple in 2019

Check out the analysis by Protenus, a health care compliance analytics firm.

According to Protenus’ analysis, health care data breaches nearly tripled in 2019, with more than 41 million patient records breached as compared to 15 million in 2018. Breaches of patient privacy have increased, from 450 security incidents involving patient data in 2016 to 572 incidents in 2019.

If you need assistance developing safeguards for preventing breaches or investigating a breach, do not hesitate to contact Stephanie Trunk or the Arent Fox attorney who regularly handles your matters.


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