2016 Data Breach Investigations Report
Verizon. (2016). 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report.
In this report, Verizon examined more than 100,000 security incidents affecting various industries, including healthcare. They found that of the 166 healthcare breaches, 115 had confirmed data loss, 32% were caused by stolen assets, and 23% were a result of privilege misuse. The report also found reuse of credentials to be a healthcare-specific risk. Victim demographics, vulnerabilities, phishing, and incident classification patterns are discussed, as well as an entire appendix devoted to “attack graphs.”