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Joint HPH Cybersecurity Working Group Seeks Public Comment on Preliminary DRAFT Healthcare Sector Cybersecurity Framework Implementation Guide

The Risk Management Working Group (RMWG) of the Joint Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Cybersecurity Working Group has completed a preliminary draft of HPH Sector-wide guidance on implementation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, more commonly known as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CsF), and seeks public…

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Health Industry Implementation of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework Webinar Recording is Now Available

A recording of the NIST CsF Guidance Webinar held on November 3, 2015 is now available for review. The webinar, featuring speakers from HITRUST, NIST, HHS and Seattle Children’s Hospital, provided insights healthcare organizations can use for leveraging the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CsF), discussed common misconceptions and the resulting confusion around the use of frameworks,…

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New Program to Improve Cyber Insurance Coverage for Healthcare Industry

HITRUST announced in a press release earlier this week a partnership with Willis Group to identify a common approach to improve cyber insurance coverage and premiums for the healthcare industry by the end of 2015. The new platform will be the first industry-specific cyber insurance program and will leverage the HITRUST CSF and CSF Assurance…

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Report Finds Gaps in Health Industry Cyber Threat Indicator Sharing

HITRUST to Advance Cyber Threat Indicator Collection and Situational Awareness Frisco, Texas – November 12, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, has released findings and recommendations from a recent review of the healthcare industry’s most active threat intelligence sharing and…

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HITRUST and Willis Partner to Improve Cyber Insurance Coverage and Premiums for the Healthcare Industry

First Industry-Specific Cyber Insurance Program to Leverage HITRUST CSF Frisco, TX – July 22, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, today announced a partnership with Willis North America. The unit of Willis Group Holdings, plc., the global risk advisory, reinsurance…

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CSF Assurance Program Adoption Key to More Effective Third-Party Risk Management in the Healthcare Industry

Additional 7,500 business associates required to obtain CSF Certification within 24 months Frisco, TX—June 29, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is announcing today an expansion of the healthcare industry’s use of the CSF Assurance program in support of efforts to efficiently and effectively manage the third-party assurance process. An increasing number of healthcare…

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Health Industry Third Party Assurance Summit: Driving Industry Efficiencies and Compliance through the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program

HITRUST, in coordination with industry leaders Anthem, HCSC, Highmark, Humana and UnitedHealth Group, is convening a Health Industry Third Party Assurance Summit on November 13, 2015 to discuss third-party risk management and expanded requirements to leverage the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program. Many healthcare organizations have been leveraging the HITRUST CSF Assurance program as part of…

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Cyber Threat XChange SIEM Integration Webinar

Join HITRUST for this free training webinar to walk your organization through installation associated with CTX SIEM Splunk integration and automated workflow setup. The HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange (CTX) automates the process of collecting and analyzing cyber threats and distributing actionable indicators in electronically consumable format that organizations of varying sizes and cyber security maturity…

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HITRUST De-Identification Framework Webinar

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced the new HITRUST De-Identification Framework, developed to improve patient privacy and enhance innovation and the improved use of healthcare data. The framework meets the need of healthcare organizations for greater guidance and consistency in the de-identification and use of de-identified healthcare data, while simplifying and streamlining the process….

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