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HITRUST CEO Testifies on the Role of Cyber Insurance in Risk Management at Congressional Hearing

On March 22, 2016, Daniel Nutkis, CEO of HITRUST testified at a Homeland Security Committee hearing on the Role of Cyber Insurance in Risk Management in front of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies. The purpose of the hearing was to examine the role of cyber insurance in risk management, try to…

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New Guide Helps Healthcare Organizations Implement NIST Cybersecurity Framework

HITRUST, the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) and Government Coordinating Council (GCC), are pleased to announce the availability of a new guide to assist healthcare organizations in implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CsF). HITRUST developed this document in consultation with the HPH, SCC and GCC, along with input from other sector…

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Understanding How to Leverage HITRUST CTX Against Ransomware

Recent media coverage has highlighted the impact a ransomware related attack can have on a healthcare organization and, specifically, the disruption to operations and delivery of care.  It is predicted that ransomware attacks targeted at healthcare organizations will only continue to increase. HITRUST CTX makes available an IOC feed which identifies Ransomware Domains during Deep-Web…

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First Business Associate Council for Healthcare Industry to Help Drive Efficiencies and Effectiveness in Third-Party Assurance

HITRUST announces formation of council and names founding members representing leading technology, security, risk, compliance and audit experts March 31, 2016 – Frisco, TX: HITRUST announced today the formation of the HITRUST Business Associate Council (BA Council), with the mission to give healthcare business associates a voice and drive efficiencies and effectiveness in third-party information…

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HITRUST CSF Certification Provides Enhanced Coverage and Reductions in Cyber Insurance Premiums

Allied World first to offer HITRUST CSF Certified organizations enhanced cyber insurance provisions Frisco, TX and New York, NY – February 22, 2016 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, in partnership with Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking…

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Leading Health Plan Organizations Learn to Mitigate Breach Exposure by Participating in Industry-Wide Cyberattack Simulation Exercise

HITRUST CyberRX 2.0 reveals top five actions to improve cyber incident readiness Frisco, Texas and New York – December 3, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) and Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), revealed today the results of the healthcare industry’s first simultaneous…

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Become a HITRUST Certified De-Identification Expert – New Class Now Available

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has partnered with Privacy Analytics—the leading provider of software that safeguards and enables personal health data for secondary purposes – to offer a new training and certification program that will increase the number of experts capable of applying the HITRUST De-Identification Framework. The goal of this training program is…

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HITRUST 2016 Agenda Highlights and Speakers

The professional value of attending the HITRUST 2016 conference cannot be overstated. With an extensive list of information-privacy and -security experts on-hand to discuss key issues facing organizations and provide guidance on a number of relevant topics, this conference is one of the most pertinent events of the year for any individual responsible for the…

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HITRUST Third Party Assurance (Virtual) Summit: Registration Reminder

Time is running out to register for the Third Party Assurance (Virtual) Summit, held by HITRUST in coordination with industry leaders. The event is an opportunity for industry professionals to gain clarification on third-party risk management issues and the requirements and expectations for business partners related to the CSF Assurance program. It’s also a chance…

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