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GAO Report Recognizes the Importance of the HITRUST CSF

A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, entitled Critical Infrastructure Protection: Additional Actions Are Essential for Assessing Cybersecurity Framework Adoption,[1] supports prior guidance that the NIST Cybersecurity Framework requires specific control requirements to effectively implement the Framework’s cybersecurity objectives. The report also “encourages the alignment of the NIST cybersecurity framework with existing cybersecurity guidelines currently…

With the one-year anniversary of WannaCry quickly approaching, the industry is asking: Have we learned anything?

Research from Trend MicroTM and HITRUST® – including the HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange, which detected and shared early indicators of compromise for WannaCry – suggests that healthcare environments may not be any more secure than before the event occurred. Rather, the attack surface has expanded as healthcare organizations continue to adopt new technology or connect new…

Addition of Chief Privacy Officer Bolsters HITRUST’s Commitment to Privacy and GDPR

HITRUST® is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Kimbol, as the company’s Assistant General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. In her new role, Anne will be responsible for public policy and privacy programs. She will play a key role in HITRUST’s efforts around GDPR and related certifications, HITRUST CSF® privacy controls and related public…

Latest Release of the HITRUST CSF® Integrates GDPR and New York State Cybersecurity Requirements

This latest release is part of HITRUST’s commitment to ensure the HITRUST CSF stays relevant to the information risk management, data protection, and regulatory compliance needs of domestic and global organizations through incorporation of new standards and regulations. DOWNLOAD THE HITRUST CSF V9.1 HITRUST® is making the HITRUST CSF – a widely used information privacy…

Sabre CISO Roy R. Mellinger reaffirmed to HITRUST Alliance Board of Directors

Roy Mellinger’s position on the HITRUST board of directors reinforces Sabre’s recent strategic direction to strengthen information security programs within the travel and hospitality industry. It also supports HITRUST’s efforts to become a resource across all industries and Mellinger, in his position both on the board of HITRUST and within Sabre, will be leading efforts…

HITRUST Expands CSF Assessor Council, Appoints Quality Subcommittee to Maintain Integrity as CSF Adoption Grows Across Industries

HITRUST has announced the expansion of the HITRUST CSF Assessor Council and the creation of a Quality Subcommittee. This development supports HITRUST’s commitment to ensuring the integrity and reliability of the HITRUST CSF Assessment process as adoption and reliance increases across healthcare and other industries for the assessment of security and privacy controls, NIST Cybersecurity…

HITRUST Announces 2018 CSF Reporting and MyCSF Pricing

HITRUST® hopes that all of you had a successful 2017 and we wanted to thank you for trusting us with your risk management and compliance initiatives. As we begin 2018, HITRUST continues to listen and learn about how our customers use and leverage our solutions. Effective January 15, 2018, HITRUST will streamline the solutions to…

HITRUST Creates a Comic Book to Start Conversations About Risk Management

With the persistence of cyber-related threats, organizations of all sizes around the globe are striving to enhance and improve their information risk management, regulatory compliance and cyber resilience programs. In boardrooms, offices and examination rooms everywhere, professionals are engaging in conversations on how best to achieve these vital goals. Discussions with leadership about the issues…

HITRUST Announces Key Appointments as Part of Continued Growth Globally

HITRUST is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Carl Anderson as Chief Legal Officer and Vice President of Government Affairs for HITRUST. In Anderson’s new position, he will counsel and broadly represent HITRUST globally, including its engagement with public sector partners on information sharing, risk management and threat mitigation. He will also further develop…

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