Analysis: Top Health Data Breaches So Far in 2017

With the exception of one large theft incident involving an insider, hacker attacks - including some involving ransomware - remain the leading culprits in the biggest health data breaches reported so far this year to federal regulators. As of July 3, 149 breaches affecting a total of nearly 2.7 million individuals have been reported to federal regulators so far in 2017, according to the Department of Health and Human Services' so-called "wall of shame" website of breaches affecting 500 or...