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HITRUST CSF Validation: Accelerating Trust in Office 365

Published on: April 6, 2015 By: Dr. Mohamed Ayad | Industry Specialist, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft In my role at Microsoft, I evangelize for adoption of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud platform at healthcare organizations as a way to: modernize communication, collaboration and productivity tools; lower cost and complexity of managing IT; and improve…

HITRUST Streamlines and Simplifies Cyber Related Compliance and Risk Assessments

Cyber Risk Assessments in Healthcare Cyberattacks targeting healthcare organizations continue to escalate in frequency and sophistication. Recent cyber breaches and events within the healthcare industry have significantly increased the attention and focus on cyber risk management, and compelled more organizations to understand their current level of cybersecurity preparedness and the level of effort required to…

Silect Software and HITRUST Partner with Microsoft to Release New Real-time Compliance Solution

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) and Silect Software Inc., a leading provider of management solutions for System Center 2012, announced that they have been chosen by Microsoft to partner to deliver a new real-time compliance monitoring solution that is fully integrated with System Center 2012. The HITRUST Real-Time Compliance (RTC) Pack will be previewed…

HITRUST CEO Testifies at an Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Information Technology Hearing

Testimony of Dan Nutkis, CEO of HITRUST Alliance, Before the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Information Technology Hearing entitled: “Cybersecurity: The Evolving Nature of Cyber Threats Facing the Private Sector” March 17, 2015 Prepared for Submission Chairman Hurd, Ranking Member Kelly, and distinguished Members of the Subcommittee, I am pleased to appear today…

C3 Alert: Anthem Cyber-Related Breach

It was announced recently that Anthem, Inc. had been victim to a cyber-related breach. Anthem has been collaborating with the HITRUST Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Coordination Center (C3) since initial discovery of suspicious activity on its network, including sharing of various indicators of compromise (IOCs) consisting of MD5 hashes, IP addresses, and threat actor…

Three Key Data Security Issues HITRUST Needs to Consider

Published on: January 23, 2015 By: Anne Zieger, Contributing Editor – Healthcare Dive Over the last couple of weeks, a number of healthcare associations have taken proactive measures to help ensure the viability and security of healthcare data. For example, the American College of Physicians issued a searing position statement criticizing EHR applications and vendors…

Healthcare Industry Responds to President Obama’s New Cybersecurity Legislative Proposal

Frisco, TX – January 13, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today a statement in response to “SECURING CYBERSPACE—President Obama Announces New Cybersecurity Legislative Proposal and Other Cybersecurity Efforts.” Topic The White House made a renewed push Tuesday for cybersecurity legislation, asking the new Congress to revive cybersecurity legislation stalled over the past…

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