January – June 2022 H1 Healthcare Data Breach Report

January – June 2022 H1 Healthcare Data Breach Report

August 29, 2022

Companies handling patient data on behalf of healthcare providers and insurers – known as business associations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – accounted for 14.5% of the healthcare breathes reported in the first half of 2022, but 22.9% of compromised records, according to a report from cybersecurity company Critical Insight.

July 1, 2022

The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) issued a warning to employers that stolen Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Deepfakes are being used by bad actors to apply for remote work and work-from-home positions.  The types of positions being targeted by these bad actors include:  information technology and computer programming, database, and software related job functions.  If hired, these bad actors could have “access to customer PII, financial data, corporate IT databases and/or proprietary information.”