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HITRUST Expands Cybersecurity Center with Launch of First Cyber Threat Analysis Service for the Healthcare Industry

“Community Defense” Model a Major Step Toward Proactively Protecting Electronic Health Data and the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure Against Cyber Attacks Jul 24, 2012 Frisco, TX – July 24, 2012 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) today launched the HITRUST Cyber Threat Analysis Service (C-TAS), a unique collaborative platform for cyber defense specific to the healthcare industry and a…

HITRUST Working Group to Propose Standards for De-Identification of Protected Health Information

Healthcare industry struggles to effectively de-identify data needed to support research and quality of care Jul 11, 2012 Frisco, TX – July 11, 2012 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has formed the HITRUST De-Identification Working Group to propose standards for health data de-identification and the appropriate use and handling of de-identified data as…

Kaiser Permanente Chief Technology Risk Officer Elected to HITRUST Executive Council

Kaiser Permanente’s Jim Doggett is First Risk Officer Elected to HITRUST Executive Council Jul 9, 2012 FRISCO, Texas – July 9, 2012 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is pleased to announce that Jim Doggett, chief technology risk officer for Kaiser Permanente, has been elected to the HITRUST Executive Council. HITRUST is led by…

Marlabs Achieves HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor Status

Jun 28, 2012 PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Marlabs Inc., a leading provider of innovative Information Technology services, announced today that it has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. Marlabs is one of only a select few companies nationwide to achieve CSF Assessor…

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Initiatives on the Rise

Jun 6, 2012 When credit card processor Heartland Payment Systems suddenly saw an uptick in fraud coming from outside the United States last year, the company didn’t just quietly handle it internally. In the past, the company would have referred the issue to its internal security team to analyze and recommend an action. This time,…

Epstein Becker Green Recognized as a HITRUST CSF Assessor to Provide Clients with Security and Privacy Risk Assessment for Protected Health Care Information

May 8, 2012 NEW YORK (May 8, 2012) –Epstein Becker Green has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. This will allow the firm to provide health care organizations with privacy and security risk assessments to protect the entities from breaches of protected health information (PHI)….

Healthcare Industry Now Sharing Attack Intelligence

New HITRUST Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center lets healthcare organizations, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services swap information, forensics from firsthand attack experiences, other threats Apr 25, 2012 Large healthcare organizations and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have banded together to share attack and threat intelligence in a new…

Healthcare Industry Group Builds Cybersecurity Threat Center

Health Information Trust Alliance wants Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center to battle cybersecurity problems Apr 25, 2012 Looking to address growing cybersecurity threats in the healthcare industry the Health Information Trust Alliance today said it has established a centralized Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center where organizations can report incidents and get help remediating…

HITRUST Leads Anti-Hacking Effort

Collaborative Effort Will Share Threat Updates, Best Practices Apr 25, 2012 The Health Information Trust Alliance is spearheading an effort to create a clearinghouse of information about hacker attacks against healthcare organizations as well as best practices for addressing these threats. Click here to read the entire article. ######### Mary Hall 972.330.4919 pr@HITRUSTalliance.net

HITRUST Establishes Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center for the Healthcare Industry

Industry Lacks Awareness, Coordination, Best Practices, and Education to Address Increasing Cybersecurity Threats Apr 24, 2012 Frisco, TX – April 24, 2012 – In light of growing threats posed by cyber attacks targeted at healthcare organizations, the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has established the HITRUST Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center to provide crucial…

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