Physical records were top target for hackers in Q1 — 8 statistics

Hackers breached protected health information most often through physical records in the first quarter of 2018, HIPAA Journal reports. 

Here were the top locations of breached PHI:

1. Paper/films: 18
2. Email: 16
3. Network server: 11
4. Laptop: 10
5. Electronic medical record: 9
6. Other portable electronic device: 9
7. Other: 7
8. Desktop computer: 6

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