Press Releases

HITRUST to Ensure CSF Continues to Align and Secure the Healthcare Industry into the Future

HITRUST CSF Advisory Council enhances industry alignment and outreach by engaging key standards and trade organizations February 9, 2017 – Frisco, TX: HITRUST announced today the expansion of the HITRUST CSF Advisory Council with the addition of key standards and trade associations in order to communicate the broader healthcare industry needs and increase outreach. The…

HITRUST Advances Healthcare Industry Cyber Risk Management with Creation of Threat Catalogue

Threat Catalogue aligns threats to HITRUST CSF Controls to improve effectiveness of organizational risk analyses February 1, 2017 – Frisco, TX: HITRUST announced today the creation of a Threat Catalogue to aid healthcare organizations in improving their information security posture by better aligning cyber threats with HITRUST CSF risk factors and controls, thereby providing greater…

HITRUST Business Associate Council Receives 2017 CSO50 Award for IDG’s CSO

FRISCO, Texas – December 8, 2016: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today that the HITRUST Business Associate Council has been named an honoree of a 2017 CSO50 Award from IDG’s CSO. This prestigious honor is bestowed upon a select group of organizations that have demonstrated that their security initiatives have created outstanding business…

EHNAC and HITRUST Announce Migration of HIPAA Security/Privacy Modules within EHNAC Accreditations to HITRUST’s CSF Framework

Healthcare’s leading accreditation and certification organizations collaborate to leverage synergies, strengthen program frameworks, and reduce cost and inefficiencies for the compliance reporting process FARMINGTON, Conn. and FRISCO, Texas – October 19, 2016: The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) and the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today that the two organizations have committed to…

HITRUST Advances the State of Cyber Threat Information Sharing for the Nation’s Healthcare Sector

First Healthcare Information Sharing Organization to Contribute to DHS’s Automated Indicator Sharing Program Frisco, Texas – September 28, 2016: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, has become the first healthcare information sharing organization connected and sharing cyber threat indicators with the…

HITRUST and Children’s Health℠ Help Healthcare Organizations Across North Texas Fight Growing Cyber Threats

80 North Texas physician practices first to participate in HITRUST CyberAid Frisco and Dallas, TX – August 11 – HITRUST and Children’s Health℠, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, are working together to launch HITRUST CyberAid in an effort to help smaller healthcare organizations—specifically physician practices with less than 75 employees—address growing…

HITRUST Pilot Advances Health Industry Cyber Threat Sharing to Combat Ransomware and Other Cyber Attacks

Enhancements to ISAO Address Gaps in Collection and Consumption of Cyber Threat Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) for Healthcare Organizations Frisco, Texas – June 8, 2016 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, has released findings from an industry pilot to evaluate…

First Business Associate Council for Healthcare Industry to Help Drive Efficiencies and Effectiveness in Third-Party Assurance

HITRUST announces formation of council and names founding members representing leading technology, security, risk, compliance and audit experts March 31, 2016 – Frisco, TX: HITRUST announced today the formation of the HITRUST Business Associate Council (BA Council), with the mission to give healthcare business associates a voice and drive efficiencies and effectiveness in third-party information…

HITRUST CSF Certification Provides Enhanced Coverage and Reductions in Cyber Insurance Premiums

Allied World first to offer HITRUST CSF Certified organizations enhanced cyber insurance provisions Frisco, TX and New York, NY – February 22, 2016 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, in partnership with Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking…

Leading Health Plan Organizations Learn to Mitigate Breach Exposure by Participating in Industry-Wide Cyberattack Simulation Exercise

HITRUST CyberRX 2.0 reveals top five actions to improve cyber incident readiness Frisco, Texas and New York – December 3, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) and Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), revealed today the results of the healthcare industry’s first simultaneous…