data breach report 2015 Published by ITRC - Credit/Financial/Banking breaches in 2015 are 60 and Health/Medical data breaches are 221. The biggest Health Data breach in 2015 is Premera Blue Cross Breach. Breach includes the data 11,000,000 People that was published on internet and company claimed this data breach. So the question remains that why hackers are targeting the Health data instead of financial record of the people?
I think the answer is quite simple for you if you know that what information is present in your health data. Usually your Health and Medical contains the following fields:
- Your Personal Information
- Your Address
- Medical History
- Payment Record
- Social Security and Insurance Numbers
- Financial Records