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HITRUST Community Extension Program: Building Blocks to Better Collaboration, Risk Management & Cybersecurity

HITRUST announced today the launch of a Community Extension Program that will provide healthcare organizations of all types and sizes an opportunity to engage with local peers to discuss the challenges, best practices and lessons learned in effectively implementing a risk management program and improving cybersecurity practices by leveraging the HITRUST CSF, HITRUST cyber threat sharing…

HITRUST CSF v9 Expands Framework and Enables NIST Cybersecurity Certification

HITRUST has announced specific details surrounding its version 9 (v9) of the HITRUST CSF, to be released in mid-August 2017. This release is a continuation of HITRUST’s efforts to improve the overall state of information protection by providing organizations with a comprehensive, common approach to managing information privacy and security risks, including those from cyber….

Urgent Information on Petya Ransomware Attack

HITRUST has been following the events of this global Petya ransomware attack since it was first reported. HITRUST’s Cyber Lab, in partnership with Trend Micro Labs and in cooperation with DHS, law enforcement, and our members, are gathering information on the incident and have been providing guidance by regularly updating information in the HITRUST CTX…

HITRUST CEO Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee on Cybersecurity Regulatory Harmonization

On June 21, 2017, Daniel Nutkis, CEO of HITRUST, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. The hearing entitled: “Cybersecurity Regulation Harmonization” provided the opportunity to discuss the health industry’s experiences in engaging with government agencies relating to cybersecurity regulatory harmonization and efforts that will provide the greatest benefit to…

Review of the HHS Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Report

Why HITRUST is Well Positioned to Lead the Way By Roy Mellinger Vice President, IT Security and Chief Information Security Officer, Anthem, Inc. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Member and Board of Directors Member, HITRUST As a healthcare CISO, HITRUST Board Member and Department of Health and…

HITRUST Update Regarding WannaCry Attack on Healthcare Sector

HITRUST has been following the events surrounding the global WannaCry ransomware attack since it was first reported by the UK Healthcare sector. HITRUST’s Cyber Lab, in partnership with Trend Micro Labs and in cooperation with DHS, law enforcement and our members, is gathering information on the incident and have been providing guidance by regularly updating…

Michael Parisi Joins HITRUST as Vice President, Assurance Strategy & Community Development

HITRUST is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Parisi as Vice President of Assurance Strategy and Community Development for HITRUST. Michael is a seasoned information security and privacy industry professional and joins us from PricewaterhouseCoopers where he served as a Risk Assurance Senior Director. He also served as a lead healthcare industry expert,…

HITRUST Assessment Exchange to Modernize Vendor Risk Management Process

HITRUST has announced the creation of an assessment exchange to automate and streamline the process customers engage in when requesting and receiving third-party security and privacy risk assessment information from their vendors. View the official press release here. The HITRUST Assessment Exchange (XChange) replaces the inefficient, time-consuming and labor-intensive approaches often found by customers who…

HITRUST’s CSF Assess Once, Report Many Approach: Provides the Foundation for NIST Cybersecurity Framework Implementation, Reporting and Certification

What’s your organization’s priority when it comes to managing cybersecurity risk and demonstrating compliance? For many healthcare CISOs, the most urgent need is focusing on managing cyber threats and improving their own cyber resilience while also communicating the effectiveness of their information security program to various audiences—processes for which are significantly aided by the HITRUST…

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