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July 8, 2019
HITRUST Shared Responsibility Program Helps Organizations and Cloud Service Providers Collaborate to Protect Data in the Cloud

By Becky Swain, Director, Standards Development Your cloud provider is certified to comply with all the major regulations for protecting data in the cloud....

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September 11, 2019
“Using Work of Others” Initiative from HITRUST Streamlines IT Security Control Assessments to Promote a Culture of Risk Management Collaboration

By Jeremy Huval, Vice President, Compliance & Internal Audit Completing HITRUST CSF Assessments will now require less time and fewer resources—thanks to the “Using...

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February 2, 2018
Finding a Good Place to Start for GDPR Compliance

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin.  The Deadline for the European Regulation Is Approaching Fast and Will Impact Many US Companies. The...

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March 6, 2018
The HITRUST CSF v9.1 Marches Forward

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. Laws in New York and in the European Union are increasingly relevant for many organizations and...

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April 21, 2017
HITRUST CSF v9 Designed to Strengthen, Simplify, and Enhance Healthcare Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin.  Get ready for more comprehensive compliance and risk management — with less work. HITRUST is putting...

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June 28, 2016
Where Does Wearables Information Go: Privacy and Security Concerns

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. What are wearables used for? In many cases, for monitoring and recording health information. The sensors...

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August 23, 2016
The HITRUST CSF Assurance and Third-Party Assurance Programs Benefit the Entire Industry

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. Healthcare organizations must regularly assess their vendors in order to understand their adherence to privacy and...

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September 8, 2016
When De-identifying Patient Information, Follow the HITRUST Framework

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. It’s a noble goal: When healthcare data about patients is used and shared appropriately, there are...

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October 6, 2016
CSF BASICs, CRR, FedRAMP and FFEIC: What’s Next for the HITRUST CSF

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. The evolution continues! From its humble beginnings as a common security framework for the healthcare industry,...

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February 21, 2017
HITRUST CSF Certification = Credible HIPAA Compliance Program

By Ali Pabrai, Chief Executive, ecfirst. The start of 2017 has witnessed two entities fined for over $2.5 million for lack of a credible...

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February 22, 2017
HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner and Refresher Classes Are Being Enhanced

HITRUST understands the unique challenges members of the healthcare industry face in managing the constantly changing information security and privacy landscape. Staying on top...

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February 22, 2017
Make Everyone’s Life Easier with a Common Risk Assessment Framework

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin Compliance is a fact of life in our business. Whether your organization is a direct healthcare...

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